Arbre on the hunt for superstar Cadet Foresters

Applications are now open for the 2023 Cadet Forester Program and will close on the 11th November 2022.  

There are currently 5 Cadet Forester Program, Australian School based Apprenticeships (ASbA) available in Tasmania in 2023 for students who are currently in Year 10 or 11 (Year 11 or 12 in 2023).  To apply for one of these positions use the application form online at or to receive an application form or job description via email and for further details contact

Information on the Cadet Forester Program:

Course Content:
The Cadet Forester Program has been developed to overcome the shortfall of Professional Foresters currently needed to work in Tasmania’s forest industry.  Trainees commence on an Australian School based Apprenticeship for Year 11 & 12 students. Trainees will be directly employed by individual companies, or by a group training organisation for shared work placements.

Australian School based Apprenticeship:

  • Commence Certificate II in Forest Operations
  • Available for students commencing Year 11 & 12 in 2023
  • Must have current Australian drivers licence or reliable means of transport to the employer’s office

Commence as a Certificate II in Forest Operations (ASbA). Trainees will work towards achieving a Certificate IV in Forest Operations within four years of employment – subject to annual performance based reviews by respective employers and training providers.

View the informative video on the Cadet Forester Program on the following link: