Chainsaw Fall Trees (Intermediate) describes the outcomes required to assess, plan and safely carry out intermediate manual tree falling operations. This course is intended for use in situations where the production of timber is not the primary focus of the activity.
- Regulations and safe work procedures
- Selecting appropriate tools for the task
- Environmental protection measures
- Legislative requirements
- Assessing trees falling characteristics and planning fall
- Identification of structural defects in trees
- Administering a sequence of cuts in accordance with planning
- Preparing and maintaining falling equipment
Verification of Competency
Chainsaw Fall Trees (Intermediate) Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).
A Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.
Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1300 700 080.
Upon successful completion of the course participants will be awarded with a Statement of Attainment for one (1) nationally recognised unit of competency
Please refer to our Refund Policy
For further information about onsite training for this course, email email@example.com or you can contact us on 1300 700 080 or Apply Online.
Chainsaw Fall Trees (Intermediate) requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.
This course is designed for persons who have previous experience in the operation of a chainsaw, who are seeking to learn about felling trees with some difficulty where the following tree characteristics apply: a height not more than 40 metres, lean and weight distribution which can be adapted to falling direction with the use of wedges and or control with hinge wood, single leader, sound wood condition in barrel. At a intermediate level the following conditions will apply: ground slope not more than 15 deg
Nil, however it is recommended that participants complete a basic chainsaw course if they do not have chainsaw operation experience.
Units of Competency
FWPFGM3212 Fall trees manually (intermediate)
This unit of competency forms part of several nationally recognised qualifications from both the forestry and civil sectors.