Domain - Forestry Knowledge

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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of plantation forest harvesting

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1227 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people employed in a forestry operation or people seeking to enter the forest industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of clearfell forest harvesting operations, and explain quality and value factors in logs.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

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Demonstrate knowledge of plantation forest establishment and silviculture
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 5 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 22998 and unit standard 23000.

1241 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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This unit standard provides an introduction to the establishment and tending of plantation forest crops in New Zealand. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe establishment and silvicultural operations in plantation forests in New Zealand, and describe silvicultural features and operations in radiata pine plantations.

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Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC) Competenz

Describe effects of hydration and nutrition on safety, health and performance of forestry workers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 13109 have been replaced by unit standard 22994.

13108 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit are able to: recognise the physical nature of forestry work; describe hydration requirements; explain benefits associated with fluid intake; identify food categories; and explain the role of diet in physical well being of forest workers.

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Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC) Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of factors which impair the performance of forestry workers
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 13108 have been replaced by unit standard 22994.

13109 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit are able to: identify substances which may adversely affect work performance and safety, and describe the effects of substance abuse on work performance; describe the causes and effects of fatigue on the work performance of forestry workers; describe ways to manage substance abuse; explain ways to reduce fatigue; and explain how performance is maintained by prompt attention to personal health.

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Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC) Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of commercial forestry and forest industry sectors in New Zealand
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard, unit standard 17760, and unit standard 17761 have been replaced by unit standard 22997. This unit standard replaced unit standard 1216 and unit standard 6967.

17757 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard covers basic knowledge of plantation forestry in New Zealand. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe features of commercial forest growing in New Zealand; the New Zealand solid wood industry; the New Zealand wood panels industry; and the New Zealand Pulp and Paper industry.

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Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC) Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of commercial plantation trees in New Zealand
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard, unit standard 17757, and unit standard 17761 have been replaced by unit standard 22997. This unit standard replaced unit standard 1217, unit standard 1219, and unit standard 1220.

17760 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard covers basic knowledge of plantation trees in New Zealand. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe New Zealand plantation tree species; describe features of New Zealand plantation trees; explain aspects of genetic improvement of radiata pine; and describe aspects of forest health protection in plantation forests.

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Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC) Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of quality determining factors in commercial plantation forestry
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 2 This unit standard, unit standard 17757, and unit standard 17760 have been replaced by unit standard 22997. This unit standard has also been replaced by unit standard 24575. This unit standard replaced unit standard 1218 and unit standard 6954.

17761 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard covers knowledge of the main factors that determine the quality of plantation forest crops in New Zealand. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the forest operations cycle for radiata pine in New Zealand; describe factors that affect the quality of forest crops; and describe effects of quality factors on timber quality and yield, over a forest crop growing cycle.

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Competenz - Forest Industries Training and Education Council (FITEC) Competenz

Demonstrate foundation knowledge of plantation forest establishment and silviculture operations

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27963 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of establishment and silviculture operations in commercial forestry.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

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Level 4

Demonstrate knowledge of botany for commercial forestry

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1126 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the physiology of plants; describe growth requirements of plants; explain the process of plant propagation; use the taxonomy system for the classification of plants; describe plant species important to New Zealand commercial forestry; and explain tree improvement techniques and describe propagation techniques used in commercial forestry.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

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Demonstrate knowledge of wood science for commercial forestry

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1127 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify physical and chemical properties of wood as a raw material; describe mechanical properties of wood; and describe the relationship between wood properties and wood utilisation.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

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Demonstrate knowledge of earth science for commercial forestry

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14666 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe geological processes that affect the formation of soils; demonstrate knowledge of the physical and chemical characteristics of soils; interpret the soil characteristics for a given site; explain the interaction between geology, soils and forestry operations; and explain the impact of forestry on site hydrology.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

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Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of forest ecology

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14667 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the factors that have an influence on ecology; explain the ecological basis of forestry; explain the beneficial symbiotic relationships utilised in commercial forestry; and explain the principles of biodiversity for commercial forestry operations.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

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Level 5

Demonstrate knowledge of nutrient management in commercial forestry

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1135 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain plant nutrition; identify the effects of nutrient deficiencies and disorders on the management of commercial forestry; explain the impact of fertiliser applications in commercial forestry; and determine nutrient management for different sites and tree species.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

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Demonstrate knowledge of environmental legislation affecting commercial forestry

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1145 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the main environmental legislation impacting on commercial forestry; explain environmental protection responsibilities and the forest industry''s role in self regulation; and demonstrate knowledge of a resource consent application for a forestry project on a given site.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

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Demonstrate knowledge of health and safety legislation affecting commercial forestry

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1146 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the purpose of the main safety legislation and regulations affecting commercial forestry; explain the responsibilities arising out of the safety legislation and regulations affecting commercial forestry; and describe how a Safety Management Plan is prepared.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

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Level 6

Demonstrate knowledge of forestry and its role as a land use

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1137 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the concept of multiple land use and the factors influencing the integration of land use; explain the economic and social impacts of forestry as a land use; explain how trees can be used in the management of land; describe forest management strategies used to enhance habitats for specified animal species; and explain sustainability and its impact on land use management.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

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Competenz

Data as at 18 September 2021