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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

Introduces students to the complexity of forest operations including project management skills and forest operations. These include road construction, runoff and erosion control, bridge design, forest management and harvesting operations, machinery design, legal matters, and budgeting.

Unit content

1. The scope of forest operations and operational objectives

2. Legislation and codes of practice

3. Landscape zoning for operational management

4. Managing people and money

5. Roads and associated infrastructure

6. Operations in recreation and conservation

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 demonstrate proficiency in landscape management zoning and communicating this skill as maps and associated landuse specifications.
2 demonstrate an understanding of methods and conventions used to manage time, people and money
3 demonstrate an understanding of road design and other types of infrastructure required by operations management through practical demonstration.
4 demonstrate knowledge of operations and infrastructure required by wood production, recreation and conservation landuses.

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

  1. demonstrate proficiency in landscape management zoning and communicating this skill as maps and associated landuse specifications.
  2. demonstrate an understanding of methods and conventions used to manage time, people and money
  3. demonstrate an understanding of road design and other types of infrastructure required by operations management through practical demonstration.
  4. demonstrate knowledge of operations and infrastructure required by wood production, recreation and conservation landuses.

Prescribed texts

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