Name of qualification Gozdarski sekač/gozdarska sekačicaAdd to comparison [1]
Translated title (no legal status) Forest thinner
Type of qualification Nacionalna poklicna kvalifikacija, SOK raven 4
Category of qualification Poklicna kvalifikacija
Admission requirements
  • At least elementary education.
ISCED field Field
Kmetijstvo, gozdarstvo, ribištvo in veterinarstvo
ISCED subfield subfield gozdarstvo in lov
Qualification level

SQF 4
EQF 4

Learning outcomes

Candidate are able to:

  • organise, work and monitor work within the group in a working environment according to the work quality standards in forestry,
  • operate machines, appliances, equipment, materials, energy and time responsibly and economically,
  • ensure their safety and the safety of others involved in the work process and protect the environment,
  • communicate with various stakeholders taking into account the principles of efficient communication,
  • use modern ICT as required in forestry,
  • perform site preparation, prepare the operating tools and the site,
  • perform tree felling,
  • cut trees,
  • organise the site and implement forestry order,
  • carry out work under special and extreme conditions.

Accessors

Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre.

Assessment and completion

VALIDATION

During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio, which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify the occupational standard in full.

METHODS OF VERIFICATION OF VOCATIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Practical test and oral presentation.

Condition for obtaining certificate

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.