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.
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)
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 $110.00Total Cost$410.00($1,320.00 if ineligible for subsidy)