FWPCOT2236 - Fall Trees Manually (Basic)
If you work within the forest, agricultural, local council, emergencies services and other government agency environment, this course is for you. (With the exception of minor forest produce, it is not relevant to commercial harvesting operations).
This training will cover the skills and knowledge required by chainsaw operators to prepare for, assess and manually fall the class of basic trees or small trees with a low level of complexity and to complete operator maintenance. Tree felling techniques will include scarf cutting, back cutting to provide hinge-wood and the use of wedges to assist in controlling falling direction.
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.