Fall trees manually (advanced)

FWPFGM3213

This unit describes the outcomes required to trim and cut felled trees with a chainsaw. It is intended for use in situations where the production of timber is not the primary focus of the activity. The unit also includes equipment maintenance. General workplace legislative and regulatory requirements apply to this unit;

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Course Overview

This Trim & Cut Felled Trees Course unit involves trimming and cutting felled trees with a chainsaw in a variety of work settings including a forest, agriculture, domestic, local council and emergency services environment, as relevant to the unit. The skills and knowledge required for competent workplace performance are to be used within the scope of the person’s job and authority

This unit covers the felling procedures for trees with a level of complexity that requires significant tree assessment and advanced practical felling skills.

Persons competent in this unit should be able to effectively fell trees of any size, species and condition, including those with significant defects and characteristics that cause excessive felling complexity, that are deemed safe to fell.

Trees typical to the scope of this unit may include the following characteristics:

lean and weight distribution that adds significant complexity yet can be assessed and adapted to site requirements
larger dimensions relative to local forest size distribution
substantial lean
damage or defect that requires complex felling techniques
multi-legged, hollow butts, culls and stags
species prone to free splitting and adverse reactions during felling
single or complex multi-stems
diameter of tree greater than chainsaw bar length
grown on terrain and slope that can add significant complexity to the operation
The unit applies to a non-production environment, including forest, rural and community environments.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements apply to this unit in some states & territories at the time of publication, and may differ according to jurisdiction

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, however, you must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills. You may be required to complete a Language, Literacy, and Numeracy (LLN) indicator prior to enrolling.
If you have any concerns regarding the literacy or numeracy requirements, please contact student.services@civilsafety.edu.au for advice.

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