This unit describes the outcomes required to assess, plan and safely carry out manual tree-felling operations using a chainsaw. It is an introductory or base-level unit that covers the felling procedures for relatively small trees with a low level of complexity.
This Fall Trees Manually (Basic) Course unit involves tree felling in a variety of work settings, which may include a forest, agricultural, domestic, local council, and emergency services and other government agency environment. With the exception of minor forest produce, it is not considered a suitable level for commercial harvesting operations. These skills and knowledge are to be used within the scope of the person’s job and authority.
Total number of hours: 80