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Terengganu Forestry Training Center


Background

The Terengganu Forestry Training Center (TFTC) was established in 1973 on an eight hectare site in Kampung Teris, Hulu terengganu and located approximately 50 kilometers from Kuala Terengganu. The State Government of Terengganu have allocated 6,338 hectares in Bukit Kesing Forest Reserve and Ulu Setiu Forest Reserve for forestry training purposes.

The main objective for the setting up of the TFTC is to train interested youth, specially amongst Bumiputeras, in logging techniques to cater for the skilled workers market in line with the New Economic Policy of the government.

In keeping with current development in the Forestry Sector, the Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia (FDPM) had developed the Human Resources Development for Programme 1995 - 2005. In this context, the TFTC would conduct certificate courses in logging techniques and related subjects to ensure FDPM's goal of implementing the Sustained Yield Forest Management concept in achieved.

Courses Offered


The TFTC conducts seven types of courses annually and are as follows;

1.     Forest Mensuration

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2.     Preparation of Stock Map for Forest Harvesting

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3.     Operation of Heavy Machinery

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4.     Post-felling Inventory

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5.     Forest Harvesting Plan

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6.     Forest Road Spesifications for Contractors

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7.     Directional Felling Techniques

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Conditions required to attend course

Candidates should have the followings:

Course Fee

A fee will be imposed based on the type of course attended. The rate of fee to be paid would be announced from time to time.

Hostel

The TFTC is residential institution providing dormitory facilities to all course participants. It is condition tahat all participants stay at TFTC while attending the course.

Participant's Well-Being

Medical facilities for participants and staff of TFTC are provided and available at Tengkawang Health Centre, about two kilometers from the TFTC.

Course Certificate

Certificates will be issued to all participants that have completed the course and passed the examination or test as specified for the course.

Application Form

Application forms to attend any of the seven courses stated above could be obtained from:

The Principal,
Terengganu Forestry Training Centre,
P.O. Box 4,
21700 Kuala Berang,
TERENGGANU.


Tel No. : 09-6661792
Fax No. : 09-6661795
E-Mail : plptjpsm@tm.net.my


List of Present and Former Principals of TFTC:

  1. Mr. Amir bin Idris (1978 - 1980)
  2. Mr. Salim bin Ali (1981 - 1983)
  3. Mr. Abdul Hamid bin Din (1984 - 1985)
  4. Mr. Ibrahim bin Ismail (1986 - 1990)
  5. Mr. Ismail bin Talib (1991 - 1993)
  6. Mr. Ng Hoe Tat (1994 - 1998)
  7. Mr. Mohd. Suhaimi bin Mohd. Kurdi (1999 - 2002)
  8. Mr. Mohd. Radhi Chu bin Abdullah (Beginning January, 2003)

Training Programmes At Terengganu Forestry Training Center Year 2003

No.
Course
Date
1.
Directional Felling Instructor's Course for Grade G27 Officers
22 - 30 Nov.,
and 07 - 31 Dec., 2003

2.
Directional Felling Techniques Course

26 - 30 Jan.,
23 - 27 Mac,
06 - 17 April,
04 - 29 May,
08 - 26 June,
06 - 10 July,
24 - 28 Aug.,
07 - 18 Sept.,
05 - 30 Oct.,
and 09 - 13 Nov., 2003

3.
Heavy Machinery Operational Course
21 - 23 July,
04 - 06 Aug.,
and 22 - 24 Sept., 2003

4.
Basic Mapping and Land Survey Course
20 - 24 April,
and 19 - 23 Oct., 2003
5.
Forest Mensuration Course
09 - 13 Mac,
and 05 - 09 Oct., 2003
6.
Preparation of Logging Stock Map Course
05 - 07 May,
and 25 - 27 Aug., 2003

7.
Tree Marking Course
06 - 18 June,
and 18 - 20 Aug., 2003

8.
Forest Roads Course
07 - 09 April,
14 - 16 July,
and 01 - 03 Sept., 2003

9.
Pre-Felling Inventory Course
23 - 27 Feb.,
and 18 - 22 May, 2003
10.
Post-Felling Inventory Course
09 - 13 Mac,
and 14 - 18 Sept., 2003
11.
Chain Saws Maintenence Course
09 - 13 Mac,
and 14 - 18 Sept., 2003

 

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