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Albany VET Career Teachers Branch out into Forestry and Timber Careers

01 December 2021

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EDUCATORS in WA’s Great Southern region were given a taste of the wide variety of career opportunities available in forestry in the fifthLeschenault Timber Industry Club professional development teacher tour of 2021, and the first for region.

 

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More than 12 careers practitioners and teachers joined the professional development tour, which included hosted visits to a biofuel plant, blue gum nursery, plantations, woodchip processing facility and the Albany port.

Feedback from tour participants was extremely positive, with many commenting that they were unaware of the different aspects of the local industry and the variety of jobs available, at a range of skill levels.

The tour was sponsored by the Leschenault Timber Industry Club as part of their Forest Learning Project.

 



 

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