105 Forestry

The competition tasks of this skill category are based on the Vocational qualification in forestry. The qualification titles of the basic qualification are metsäenergian tuottaja (forest-based energy producer), metsäkoneasentaja (forest machine mechanic), metsäkoneenkuljettaja (forest machine operator) and metsuri-metsäpalvelujen tuottaja (forest worker/forest services producer).

The professional who have completed the qualification may work according to the competence area for example in forest machine operation in mechanised timber production or local transportation of timber by lorry, mechanised site preparation and forest management, as forest workers/forest services producers, in forest-based energy production or forest-based machine installation.

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Description of the skill category

The competition tasks of Forestry Machinery skill are based on the requirements and criteria of “Excellent” in the vocational studies of the Vocational qualification in forestry. The competition tasks are related to the use of forest machinery and both theoretical and practical skills of the competitors are assessed.

 Assessment is focused on the use of forest machinery, work planning, quality management, work load management, consideration of occupational safety, cleanliness and the environment as well as the ability to work systematically and co-operate with others. The machinery and equipment used in the competition tasks are defined in detail before the competition. The competition tasks are organized in modules, so they can be assessed daily.

The competition is individual.

Three competitors from the same training centre of an education institution can enrol in semifinals of this skill category. 

Skill requirements

The competition tasks are based on the requirements and criteria of ”Excellent” in the following professional modules of the Vocational qualification in forestry:

  • forest management and timber harvesting
  • maintenance of forestry machinery and trucks
  • mechanised timber production
  • local transportation of timber

Partners of the skill

Main event partners

  • Lapin koulutuskeskus Redun logo. Linkki Redun verkkosivuille.
  • Ammattiopisto Lappian logo. Linkki Lappian verkkosivuille.
  • Koulutuskeskus Jedun logo. Linkki Jedun verkkosivuille.
  • Oulun Palvelualan Opiston logo. Linkki OPAO:n verkkosivuille.
  • Ammattiopisto Luovin logo. Linkki Luovin verkkosivuille.
  • Suomen Diakoniaopiston logo. Linkki Suomen Diakoniaopiston verkkosivuille.
  • Skills Finlandin logo, linkki Skills Finlandin verkkosivuille.