Course Type:
Short Course; Accredited Course
Study Mode:
On Campus
8.30am - 4.30pm

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Course Overview

Learn the environmental codes of practice involved in felling trees. You’ll learn to safely operate a chainsaw while trimming and cross-cutting felled trees. This course can add towards a Certificate in Conservation, or simply help you to upskill yourself for your future. Knowing how to operate heavy-duty equipment safely and efficiently will put you ahead of the curve when looking for employment.

Over the course of 3 days, you’ll learn about harvesting and haulage in the non-commercial forest growing and management sectors. Become a safety conscious and skilled operator today.

Course Dates

Qualifications and Recognition

Upon completion of this course, students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment.

Career Opportunities

  • Government departments
  • Private sector industry
  • Forestry industry

Opportunities for Further Study

Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

  • There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification
  • You need to be at least 18 years of age and have the physical ability to meet the work requirements demanded by specific tasks.
  • Parental consent is required for persons under 18 years of age, who have been deemed eligible to undertake the course.


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost


Materials Fees

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Not Applicable

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Course Structure

Course Modules

Unit CodeUnit Description
FWPCOT2239Trim and cut felled trees


Assessment is competency based. A range of assessment methods will be used, including practical tasks, practical experience, practical demonstrations and written/practical assessments