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FOLS Skills Verification Program

Demonstrating professionalism

FOLS is an industry-led skills verification program for use by Forest Managers, Forestry Contractors and Operators. FOLS aims to support the professionalism and safety of industry through a national electronic system of recording and verifying skills and qualifications.

FOLS for your business

By becoming a member of FOLS your business can benefit from a streamlined system for you to manage the skills of your employees and improve safety in their workplace.

FOLS offers businesses a method of demonstrating that appropriate training has been provided to satisfy obligations and liabilities under national WHS Regulations.

FOLS for operators

For operators, a FOLS Card demonstrates to an employer that your skills are current.

Operators with a FOLS Card can demonstrate that they have verified their skills by a combination of training and industry experience. They can also demonstrated that they have kept their skills up-to-date by regularly practicing the work activities listed on the back of their FOLS Card.

Click here to search for the list of skilled activities and their associated units of competency in different states.

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FOLS News

FOLS Briefing for Forestry Corporation of NSW Contractors (7 June 2017)

NSW Forest Harvesting Business Cover It Pty Ltd Adopts FOLS (10 May 2017)

First WA Business Adopts FOLS (5 April 2017)

NSW Operators move on to FOLS (3 April 2017)


FOLS Case Study

Forestry Corporation NSW Adoption of FOLS 



Please contact us for more information or assistance.

FOLS is an industry-led, not for profit, membership-based program that is managed by ForestWorks.
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