Domain - Forest Establishment

Domain - Forest Establishment

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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of forest planting site preparation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

1232 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people employed in an establishment role in a commercial forest harvesting operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the objectives of preparing planting sites prior to establishment of a tree crop; demonstrate knowledge of Maori practices and values associated with land preparation operations; and demonstrate knowledge of site preparation methods for forest establishment.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of planting plantation trees
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 23000.

6923 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe features of effective land preparation for establishment of plantation trees; demonstrate knowledge of storage and handling procedures for plantation tree planting stock; describe features of tree stocks and plantation tree planting; and demonstrate knowledge of the process of fertilising planted tree stocks.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Level 3

Plant plantation trees

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Version 10

1234 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people employed in an establishment role in a commercial forestry operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare for planting, and plant plantation trees.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of releasing plantation trees and the use of agrichemicals

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Version 8

1236 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people employed in an establishment role in a forestry operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain factors which impact on the choice of method for releasing plantation trees; demonstrate knowledge of legislation and sources of information relating to the handling and use of agrichemicals; demonstrate knowledge of agrichemical toxicity; and demonstrate knowledge of weather tolerances in agrichemical use.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Release plantation trees using agrichemicals

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Version 9

1237 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people employed in an establishment role in a commercial forestry operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare to apply agrichemicals; release trees from competing plant growth using an agrichemical applicator; calibrate a hand-operated applicator; and describe the response to an on-site agrichemical spill.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Release plantation trees using hand-tools
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 8

1238 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people employed in an establishment role in a commercial forestry operation. People with this unit standard are able to: prepare for releasing trees using hand-tools; and release young plantation trees from competing plant growth.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Release plantation trees using handtools in a production situation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

1240 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: release plantation trees in a production situation to meet job prescription requirements; and meet operational production requirements for releasing plantation trees using handtools.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Level 4

Plant plantation trees in a production situation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

1235 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plant plantation trees to meet job prescription requirements, and meet operational production requirements for planting plantation trees.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Release plantation trees using agrichemicals in a production situation
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5

1239 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: release trees using agrichemicals in a production situation to meet job prescription requirements, and meet operational production requirements for releasing plantation trees using agrichemicals.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Clear vegetation for forest establishment using motor manual methods
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

19767 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people employed in a forestry operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the objectives of land clearing for forest establishment; demonstrate knowledge of the use of motor manual methods for land clearing; attend to environmental requirements for motor manual land clearing operations; and clear land for forest establishment using motor manual methods.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Prepare land for forest establishment using gravity roller crushing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19955 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and prepare equipment and machinery for gravity rolling; identify constraints to preparing land for forest establishment using gravity roller crushing; prepare land for forest establishment using gravity roller crushing; and maintain equipment and machinery after land preparation.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Prepare land for forest establishment using a V-blade
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19956 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and prepare equipment and machinery for V-blading; identify constraints to preparing land for forest establishment using a V-blade; prepare land for forest establishment using a V-blade; and maintain equipment and machinery after land preparation.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Prepare land for forest establishment using towed roller and blade crushing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19957 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and make ready equipment and machinery for preparing land; identify constraints to preparing land for forest establishment using roller and blade crushing; prepare land for forest establishment using roller and blade crushing; and maintain equipment and machinery after preparing land.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Prepare land for forest establishment using spot cultivation techniques
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19958 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and prepare equipment and machinery for land preparation; identify constraints to preparing land for forest establishment by spot cultivation; prepare land for forest establishment using spot cultivation; and maintain equipment and machinery after preparing land.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Prepare land for forest establishment using root and line rakes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19959 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and prepare equipment and machinery for preparing land; identify constraints to preparing land for forest establishment using root and line rakes; prepare land for forest establishment using root and line rakes; and maintain equipment and machinery after preparing land.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Prepare land for forest establishment using cultivation methods
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19960 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and prepare equipment and machinery for preparing land; identify constraints to preparing land for forest establishment using cultivation methods; prepare land for forest establishment using cultivation methods; and maintain equipment and machinery after land preparation.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Prepare land for forest establishment by mulching
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19961 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and prepare equipment and machinery for mulching; identify constraints to preparing land for forest establishment by mulching; prepare land for forest establishment by mulching; and maintain equipment and machinery after preparing land.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Prepare steep terrain for forest establishment using excavator windrowing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2

19962 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and prepare equipment and machinery for preparing land; identify constraints to preparing steep terrain for forest establishment using excavator windrowing; prepare steep terrain for forest establishment using excavator windrowing; and maintain equipment and machinery after land preparation.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC)

Apply environmental management to mechanised land preparation operations

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Version 7

6966 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan environmental management for mechanised land preparation operations; apply environmental management to mechanised land preparation operational practices; and monitor environmental effects of mechanised land preparation operations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Data as at 23 May 2024