Name of qualification Name of qualification: Gozdarski gojitelj/gozdarska gojiteljicaAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Forest cultivator
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 4
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • At least elementary education.
ISCED field Field:
Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary
ISCED subfield subfield: forestry
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 4
EQF Level: EQF 4

Learning outcomes:

Candidates are able to:

  • organise and implement work within a group, 
  • operate machines, equipment, materials, energy and time responsibly and economically,
  • ensure their safety and the safety of others involved in the work process and protect the environment, 
  • communicate with various stakeholders taking into account the principles of efficient communication,
  • use modern ICT as required in forestry,
  • carry out site preparation for felling,
  • carry out felling of thinning trees as part of silviculture up to the pole stand development stage,
  • prepare forest soil and composition for natural rejuvenation,
  • renew the forest by planting and sowing,
  • carry out preservation work in the forest,
  • implement measures to ensure ecological and social functions,
  • implement forest protection measures,
  • to carry out maintenance work of forest roads and pathways,
  • to carry out urgent maintenance work of smaller watercourses in the forest area, on landslides and erosion areas,


Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. Licences may be found here.

Assesment and completion:


During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio,  which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains  authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge,  skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the  knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because  the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences  defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify  the occupational standard in full.


Practical test and oral presentation.

Gozdarski gojitelj/gozdarska gojiteljica



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SQF 5 / EQF 4 

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body:

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres and chambers of commerce.


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