This unit of competency describes the outcomes required to assess, plan and safely carry out manual tree-felling operations using a chainsaw.
This unit covers the felling procedures for trees with a level of complexity that requires significant tree assessment and practical felling skills.
Persons competent in this unit should be able to effectively fell most trees except very large trees, and/or those with significant defects and/or characteristics that cause excessive complexity.
It applies to trees that have a diameter greater than the bar length of the chainsaw.
Trees typical to the scope of this unit may include the following characteristics:
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
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