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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Introduces students to forest operations and technology. These include transport infrastructure, fire management, recreation and conservation and wood production. Issues of project management, budget and finance, legal matters and engineering design are incorporated.

Unit content

The scope of forest operations and operational objectives

Legislation codes of practice and operational management

Landscape zoning

Transport infrastructure

Fire management operations

Recreation and conservation operations

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 capable of planning an operation incorporating an account of relevant technology, legislation, codes of practice, and operations management methods.
2 proficient in landscape management zoning and communicating this skill as maps and associated land-use specifications.
3 design roads and other types of infrastructure required by operations management through practical demonstration
4 demonstrate knowledge of operations and infrastructure required by wood production, fire management, recreation and conservation land uses.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. capable of planning an operation incorporating an account of relevant technology, legislation, codes of practice, and operations management methods.
  2. proficient in landscape management zoning and communicating this skill as maps and associated land-use specifications.
  3. design roads and other types of infrastructure required by operations management through practical demonstration
  4. demonstrate knowledge of operations and infrastructure required by wood production, fire management, recreation and conservation land uses.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.