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Apply as a Forestry Contractor in FOLS

Click here to apply as a Forestry Contractor in FOLS by completing an online application.

A Forestry Contractor is an employer of FOLS card holders

Other industry types or sector employers can apply for this group to gain the benefits outlined below.

What does FOLS offer to Forestry Contractors?

Apply as a forestry contractor if you would like to:

  • Have assurance that workers registered with FOLS are appropriately trained for the work activities listed on their FOLS Card
  • minimise risk to your business by minimising the likelihood of injury to the worker through demonstrated training
  • Have a register and evidence of training undertaken by employees
  • ensure training undertaken is to the national competency standard
  • access reports on those operators who have a current FOLS Card
  • access a measure of skills currency
  • have 24 hour online access to generate and manage a list of employees
  • have a cost effective tool for managing training information

How much will a FOLS Forestry Contractor subscription cost?

Costs are detailed in the table below. 

Members of the Australian Forestry Contractors Association (AFCA) have their subscription fees capped at $1,000 per annum until 30 June 2019.

 Fee CategoryFee

AFCA Members

1 - 5 employees$125$125
4 - 25 employees$363$363
15 - 40 employees$688$688
25 - 55 employees$1000$1000
40 - 80 employees$1500$1000
55 - 145 employees$2500$1000

Further discounts are available to Forestry Contractors for those that choose to enter the operator data and records themselves.  Please contact ForestWorks for further information.
FOLS is an industry-led, not for profit, membership-based program that is managed by ForestWorks.
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