This unit of competency describes the outcomes required to trim high branches reachable with a power driven pole saw and to promote tree growth by trimming and felling excess branches.
A power driven pole saw refers to a professional standard pole-mounted chain saws that are typically fuel types, but may be battery powered (generally telescopic) and is applicable to those who operate a pole saw in a forest environment and includes equipment maintenance.
Preparing for felling
Assessment of trees
Trimming of trees
Conducting operator maintenance practices
There are no pre-requisite units prescribed to the units of competency within this training package
Long sleeve pants
Long sleeve shirt
All equipment available upon request/booking
Assessment Materials (theory & practical)
Tea, coffee & water
Hi-Vis Vest (if required)
On successful completion students will receive a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment for FWPCOT3301 – Trim trees using a pole saw.