Programme Name Trade Diploma in Wood Processing, Value Adding
Programme Description
The programme is two years full-time programme. The graduates will be equipped with technical expertise and skills in the area of wood science, wood processing, value adding, wood protection, wood machineries and safety, non-timber forest products, forest business and entrepreneurship. The graduates will acquire an education at a level that will equip them for employment, self-employment and lay the foundations for a lifetime of continuous learning and personal development
Majors Wood Processing, Value Adding
Minimum Requirement
a) Completion of Fiji  Year 12  Certificate Examination or Fiji Year 12 internal Annual Exam/Assessment with a pass in Math, English, Biology/Agriculture/Chemistry  and any one from the following: Biology/Agriculture/Geography/Physics/Computer Science/Economics/Accounting/ Food & Nutrition Technology/ Technical Drawing/Introduction to Technology or 12 years of education with continuous progression or equivalent. 

b) Applicants  with  a Certificate  IV  in  Wood  Processing  are eligible for admission in first trimester of second year of the programme. All the units of Certificate IV in Wood Processing except Industrial Attachment will be cross credited with the units of  first  year  Trade  Diploma  in  Wood  Processing programme.      

c) Applicants who have passed Advanced Certificate in Wood Craft  Technology  or  Advanced  Certificate  in  Forest Management are also eligible for admission.  

d) Applicants may also be admitted to the programme who may not  meet  the  requirement  on  the  years  of continuous education progression, but who are able to demonstrate their ability to succeed in the respective programmes on the basis of their maturity, work experience or prior learning and 17 years of age. The Dean may require such an applicant to sit for any specific or general examination as a prerequisite for any such enrolment, or may restrict enrolment only to certain prescribed courses that must be passed to progress further. 
Programme Type Diploma
Credit Points Required 240
Campus Koronivia
Duration 2
Estimated Tution Fees - Local (FJD) $6,517.00
Estimated Tution Fees - Regional $19,551.00
Note * This programme is in the process of being recorded with Fiji Higher Education Commission and we anticipate the programme to be recorded by July 2021.