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FWPCOT2236 - Fall trees manually (basic)


Course Information

This course provides the student with the outcomes required to assess and manually fall small trees with a low level of complexity and to complete operator maintenance. Basic trees typical to the scope of this unit may include the following characteristics:
▪ lean and distribution of the crown weight does not create a complex situation to assess or fell
▪ small dimensions relative to local forest size distribution
▪ no excessive lean
▪ no visible damage or defect
▪ species that are not prone to free splitting and adverse reactions during felling
▪ single stem or non-complex multi-stems
▪ diameter of tree is less than chainsaw bar length
▪ grown on terrain and slope that does not add significant complexity to the operation

The course applies to those in a forest, agricultural, local council, emergencies services and other government agency environment. With the exception of minor forest produce, it is not relevant to commercial harvesting operations.




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