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About the course What can I expect out of this qualification? The purpose of this qualification is to provide people who have gained sufficient knowledge and skills to operate safely and effectively in roles outside of the forest industry (non-production) that involve the felling and clearing of trees. Forestry Training New Zealand has the flexibility to develop and deliver training in chainsaw use, quad bikes, tree felling and any other health and safety training modules to meet your needs and wants rather than imposing a pre-developed format that doesn't apply to your situation or environment.
The course is designed to prepare operators for entry level tree felling by giving them the knowledge and practical experience. This course is days in duration. NZQA assessment will be available only to operators that have a proven track record of chainsaw use prior to attending the course. Some of the content on the course. © New Zealand Qualifications Authority National Certificate in Forestry (Tree Felling) Level 4 Credits 90 This qualification is expiring.
The last date to meet the requirements is 31 December Purpose This qualification is awarded to people who have demonstrated competence in tree felling in a commercial forest harvesting operation. Tree Feller Competency Assessment Tool [PDF KB] Also see Best Practice Guides for breaking out and tree felling. Find out more or find an assessor.
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Tree fellers using machines to assist in felling trees are responsible for the safety of the machine operator, the observer, and any other person directly involved in the felling.
Machines suitable for pushing trees include wheeled and tracked excavators. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the use of a.
Courses can be generic (to NZQA unit standards), or fully customised to meet the specific needs of clients. Murray and the team can provide training inthe following areas: Chainsaw Operation. Tree Felling. Tractor Operation. ATV -All Terrain Vehicle (Quad) ATVU -All Terrain Vehicle Utility (RTV, Mule, Gator etc) Forest Establishment.