• Course name Falling Operations – Intermediate
    Duration Competency based- up to 5 days after completion of Harvest Trees Manually- Basic, with evidence of experience gained between the courses.
    This course refines techniques required to fall trees safely and efficiently, produce useful forest products and leave a silviculturally correct forest behind. Successful completion enables participants to meet one of the requirements for obtaining a Forest Operator’s Licence in this category of work. In comparison to the basic course the trees are taller and larger in diameter. 5-6 participants per instructor.
  • Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related questions.
  • Course Content 1. Tree assessment & hazard identification 2. Site preparation 3. Falling technique (various methods) 4. Removal of hazardous trees 5. Log Quality 6. Environmental considerations
  • Enrolment in FPI30111 Certificate III in Forest Growing & Management Persons enrolling for this course MUST have satisfactorily completed the following:- Course in Chainsaw Operation & Maintenance or equivalent Fall Trees Manually- Basic or equivalent OH&S for Forest Workers and Environmental Care for Forest Operators.
  • FPIHAR3220 - Harvest trees manually - Intermediate (100 hrs)
  • FWP11 Pathways Chart
  • Cost : $1,320.00  ($13.2/sch including materials fees) 2016 VTG Subsidised: - The student fee is indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services and amenities fees. Indicative Tuition Fee $300.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised) Materials Fee              $110.00 Total Cost                 $410.00                      ($1,320.00 if ineligible for subsidy)