Domain - Forest Operations

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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of the rules relating to chainsaw use

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Version 10

6916 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is mainly intended for people employed in a forestry operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the rules for chainsaw use; describe rules relating to the transport and use of chainsaw fuel; and describe PPE and first aid requirements for chainsaw operators.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Level 3

Explain and interpret job prescriptions for forestry operations

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Version 9

1221 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people employed or seeking employment in a forestry operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of forestry operations and forest management objectives; explain job prescriptions for forestry operations; and interpret a job prescription for a forestry operation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of environmental requirements in forestry operations

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Version 7

17772 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This standard is intended for people employed in a forestry operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe environmental considerations for forestry; demonstrate knowledge of legislation that impacts on environmental management of commercial forestry; and describe the environmental requirements for a specific forestry operation in terms of the job prescription.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Operate a chainsaw and carry out basic chainsaw maintenance in a commercial forestry situation

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Version 8

23411 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people required to use chainsaws in a commercial forestry operation. People credited with this unit standard are able to: disassemble and reassemble a chainsaw, identify and explain the main function of components, and perform basic maintenance; demonstrate knowledge of hazard and risk control measures associated with chainsaw use in a commercial forestry operation; perform checks and carry out basic maintenance necessary for safe and efficient operation of a chainsaw; prepare for chainsaw use in a commercial forestry operation; and operate a chainsaw in a commercial forestry operation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of, and contribute to, worksite health and safety for commercial forestry operations

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Version 7

24574 Unit Standard 5 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: demonstrate knowledge of worksite health and safety, and injury prevention in commercial forestry operations; and contribute to worksite health and safety activities of a commercial forestry operation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of factors that affect the quality of commercial forestry operations

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Version 6

24575 Unit Standard 5 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: demonstrate knowledge of quality control in forestry operations; describe the factors that impact on the efficiency of a forest operation; and describe the effect of personal performance on productivity and product quality.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of incident response in plantation forests

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Version 5

24579 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for any person working in a plantation forest including crew members, contractors, service providers, and forest owner personnel. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: incident response and reporting in plantation forests; and response to unauthorised activities in plantation forests.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of, implement, and audit temporary traffic control on private forest roads

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Version 5

25788 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the purpose and stages of, and responsibilities for, temporary traffic control on private forest roads; demonstrate knowledge of the signs, banners, tapes, and barriers used in temporary traffic control on private forest roads; demonstrate knowledge of the planning steps and types of temporary traffic control required on private forest roads; and implement temporary traffic control on private forest roads.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Navigate in a plantation forest

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Version 4

25804 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the types of maps used in forest operations; use a low definition operation map to identify forest block features; demonstrate knowledge of the tools used to navigate in a forest; use an operation map, compass and hip chain to locate plots in a forest plantation; and use an operation map and a GPS to locate plots in a forest plantation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Maintain a chainsaw

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Version 10

43 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of a chainsaw cutting unit; sharpen a chainsaw chain; and check and maintain a chainsaw.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Level 4

Apply environmental management to forest roading and earthworks
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Version 6

6965 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan environmental management for forest roading and earthworks; apply environmental management to forest roading operations and earthworks; and monitor environmental effects of forest roading and earthworks.

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council

Data as at 15 June 2024