Domain - Forest Mensuration

Domain - Forest Mensuration

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Level 3

Establish and measure sample plots for forest operations

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1222 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe plot sampling for forest operations; prepare to establish and measure sample plots for forest operations; and establish and measure sample plots for forest operations.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of log grades and log scaling methods

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17770 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people employed in a landing operation, log yard or carrying out mensuration and inventory work. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the principal methods used for scaling export and domestic logs; describe log scaling procedures; demonstrate knowledge of export and domestic log grades; and demonstrate knowledge of features of log scaling and log volume calculation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Competenz

Level 4

Establish and measure permanent sample plots for forest management and research

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17768 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the purpose of establishing permanent sample plots in a forest stand; prepare to establish permanent sample plots in a forest stand; establish and measure permanent sample plots in a forest stand; and measure and record tree parameters in a permanent sample plot.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Competenz

Carry out forest pre-harvest inventory sampling

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6955 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the requirements for a forest pre-harvest inventory; establish and measure a sample plot for pre-harvest inventory; and collect data for pre-harvest inventory.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Competenz

Carry out waste-wood assessment in cutover forest

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6956 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of waste-wood assessment in cutover forest; carry out an assessment of wastewood in cutover forest; and write a waste assessment report for an area of cutover forest.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Competenz

Scale logs using a domestic scaling method

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6957 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe log scaling methods and procedures used for domestic scaling; demonstrate knowledge of domestic log grades; and scale logs for the domestic market.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Competenz

Scale export logs using an export scaling method

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6958 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe log scaling methods and procedures used for export scaling; identify export log grades; and scale export logs.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Competenz

Prepare a job prescription for a forest operation

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6960 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to collect and verify job prescription information for a forest operation, and prepare a job prescription for a given forest operation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Competenz

Level 5

Collect and interpret forest inventory data

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17762 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe data collection methods for forest inventory; plan an inventory of a forest stand; collect data for an inventory of a forest stand; and interpret and process data for an inventory of a forest stand.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Competenz

Carry out pre-harvest inventory to obtain information for planning forest harvesting operations

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20584 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain the purpose of establishing sample plots for data collection and describe sampling methods; plan a pre-harvest inventory; collect data using sample plots; and process plot data and produce reports.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Competenz

Calculate log scaling volume
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2022.

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6959 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe log scaling methods and applications; describe features of scaling volume calculations; and calculate log volumes from scaling data.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Competenz

Data as at 30 November 2021