ForestFit Training Program 

Ensure your business your business future with training contextualised for the forest industry. Training materials are also aligned to the ForestFit Certification Standards to support businesses to successfully complete certification.

Targeted for leaders

Forest contracting businesses have had to adapt to more complex and demanding business process changes, reporting and compliance requirements.

Ranging from small to large operations, including many multi-generational family successions and influences, forest contracting businesses have an important role in sustaining a viable forest industry.

The training has been designed for owners, leaders and emerging leaders of forest contracting businesses who:

  • Are able to implement changes as required.
  • Have a base understanding of the legislative and regulatory requirements for their business.

The self paced online training provides practical guidance, both strategic and operational, supported by a leading practice resource centre contextualised to the forest industry.

Our Pricing Plan

The modules are designed to work together as one package however they can be individually completed.  Download the Training Program Participant Guide for more details.   

To support businesses in achieving Certification, businesses that have paid for one of their leaders to undertake the Training will have the cost deducted from the Initial Certification fee.  Please contact the ForestFit team to discuss.  

Per module
All 4 modules

Business Sustainability

Challenge you to consider how planning for the future and implementing best practices can improve your daily practices and ongoing success.


  • Strategic planning
  • Operational planning
  • Risk management
  • Stakeholder management
  • Quality management and assurance
  • Principles of contract law
  • Sales and tendering
  • Negotiation
  • Business structures
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Internal auditing
  • Branding and marketing

People Practices and Leadership

Structured for small and medium-sized business leaders operating and managing the people practices and leadership process within their business.


  • Employment law
  • Fair and just culture
  •  Employee lifecycle
  • Effective leadership and team management

Safety Leadership

Create an understanding of what is required to monitor workplace health and safety (WHS), adhering to defined policies and procedures to ensure own safety and that of others.


  • WHS legal framework
  • WHS management systems
  • Leadership and safety culture
  • Stakeholder management
  • WHS Hazard and risk management
  • Emergency preparedness and response
  • Communication and consultation
  • Training and operational controls
  • Rehabilitation and compensation
  • Document and record control

Environmental Practices and Leadership

Explore the requirements for a sustainable future that protects the environment including state forests, private native forests and plantation harvesting.


  • Environmental legal framework
  • Environmental management systems
  • Sector Information
  • Environmental hazard and risk management
  • Environmental management plan 
  •  Emergency preparedness and response
  • Training and operational controls
  • Monitoring environmental efficiency performance
  • Document and record control

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