This module describes the skills and knowledge required to establish a forest plantation in the conditions of Rwanda.

The module will allow the learner to:

 Prepare forest plantation site;

 Avail material, tools and equipment

 Apply pre-planting treatments

 Apply forest transplanting operations

Forest sector encountered a lot of challenges like forest seeds shortage on the markets. This module develops skills and knowledge required to collect seeds. At the end of this module the learner of level 3 will be able to select tools and equipment, identify tree species, apply seed collection and handle seed quality

This module describes the skills and knowledge required to operate a variety of tools and equipment throughout the forestry activities. These tools and equipment are those used to establish, manage and harvest forests.

The module will allow the learner to:

• Compare Standard Measurements

• Select forest tools and equipment;

• Use forest tools and equipment;

• Maintain forest tools and equipment

This module describes the skills and knowledge required to apply sustainable environment practices throughout forestry. These practices are of great importance for the preservation of environment in Rwanda.

The module will allow the learner to:

• Apply soil conservation measures;

• Apply waste management procedures;

• Control invasive species.

This module describes the skills and knowledge required to install the nursery. In the nursery operations there is installation of nursery, and it must be installed before any activity in the nursery. The steps are from the design up to the setting out of it. The module will allow the learner to:

 Install the nursery 

 Prepare the materials, tools and equipment

  Maintain the seedlings.

This module describes the skills and knowledge required on plant biology for a Forest Worker. The module will allow the trainee to describe the mechanisms of plant reproduction, germination, growth and development as basis of seed collection, nursery establishment, forest plantation set up, forest maintenance, plant pest and disease control and other related modules