Tree Felling Techniques Using a Chainsaw in a Pest Control or Primary Sector Environment (Micro-Credential)

Primary Industry Training Organisation

Subject area

Forestry Studies


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Entry requirements

Learners must have access to a commercial pest control or primary sector business involved in tree felling.
Entry pre-requisite: Unit 6917 - Demonstrate basic chainsaw operation; or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Provide people with the skills and knowledge needed to prepare for and fell trees using a chainsaw as part of a wilding pines pest control programme or in other primary sector environments where trees need to be removed.

Scholarship information

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Kaingaroa Timberlands Kaitiaki O Te Ngahere Scholarship

Provided by:

Timberlands Limited - HR Advisor



Total tuition fees paid to approved institution.

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Murray King Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

Masterton District Council - Community Services Manager



Up to $2,000.

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Contact details

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Free phone: 0800 691 111
Phone: (08) 00 20 80 20
Fax: (04) 801 9626

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