The Forest Practices Authority


Overseeing the training of Forest Practices Officers is a function of the FPA under section 4C of the Forest Practices Act 1985.

Although training undertaken by the FPA is focused on Forest Practices Officers, and other people with training needs to meet the requirements under the Act, course places may occasionally be available to others.

Contact Chris Grove for details on upcoming courses:

Chris Grove, FPA Training Coordinator, 03 6165 4082,

FPO Training Course

The next FPO course will take place between May and December 2019, subject to numbers. Contact Chris Grove to register interest.

Click on the links below to download the information.

FPO training resource manual

Module 5 Fire management pre-course reading and assignment for participants

FPO Training Course assessment policy procedures and guidelines

Nomination form for FPO Training Course

Training events

CourseContactTimingDurationLocationCourse content and cost
Masked owl habitat February 2019 but postponed due to fire season - now scheduled for May 20191 daynorth and south

Northern course

Southern course

FPO Training Course to July 20202 days per

Aboriginal cultural heritage 20191 dayHobart

Quarry management course
Burrowing 20191
Biodiversity to Spring 20203 days or 4 days if on FPO Training
Threatened plants in 20191
Threatened Plant Adviser

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