Domain - Forest Foundation Skills

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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of general health, safety, and environmental requirements in forestry

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17769 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: the role of health and safety in forestry operations; general safety requirements in a forestry operation; emergency procedures and related requirements to be used in the event of a forest emergency; environmental issues in forestry; and personal safety in first line firefighting.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of employment in a forestry operation

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Version 5

22995 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: describe organisational structures and processes in a forestry operation; demonstrate knowledge of employment agreements; demonstrate knowledge of payslips and basic budgeting; and determine career paths available in the forestry industry.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of principles of commercial forestry

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Version 4

22997 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 commercial forestry; identify and describe factors affecting the quality of a stand of plantation trees; demonstrate knowledge of the forest industry cycle and downstream processing of forestry products; explain job prescriptions for forestry operations; and demonstrate knowledge of quality in a forestry operation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of pruning plantation trees and prune plantation trees under supervision

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22998 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people employed in a pruning role in a forestry operation or people seeking to enter the forest industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of pruning plantation trees; demonstrate knowledge of equipment used for pruning plantation trees; demonstrate knowledge of pruning faults; and prune plantation trees under supervision.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of landing operations, hazards, and log making, and process logs on a landing under supervision

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22999 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard is intended for people employed in a landing operations role in a forestry operation or people seeking to enter the forest industry. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of landing operations, log making, and hazards and hazard management for landing operations; and process logs on a landing under supervision.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of plantation forest establishment operations and perform an establishment task under supervision

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23000 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of forest establishment, plantation tree planting, use of agrichemicals releasing of plantation trees, and fertilising plantation trees; and perform an establishment task under supervision.

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CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of log extraction methods and breaking out, and attach logs under supervision

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23001 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 will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of log extraction methods; demonstrate knowledge of breaking out; identify and manage hazards while breaking out under supervision; demonstrate knowledge of communications systems used in breaking out; and attach logs under supervision.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Demonstrate knowledge of general safety requirements, safe driving practices and emergency procedures in a forest

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Version 2

27966 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of forest hazards and hazard management; driving practices in a forest; general safety requirements in a forest; and procedures used in the event of a forest emergency.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 3

Demonstrate knowledge of factors that affect the performance of forestry workers

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22994 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: demonstrate knowledge of the signs and sources of impairment in forestry workers and the effects of impairment on work performance and safety; explain factors affecting fluid loss for workers in a forestry operation; describe how to maintain adequate hydration in a forestry operation, and explain the associated benefits; explain the role of diet in maintaining the physical wellbeing of forestry workers; describe causes of stress and fatigue in forestry workers, and explain ways to reduce stress and fatigue; and describe ways to manage general health and wellbeing of forestry workers.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 173 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Muka Tangata - People, Food and Fibre Workforce Development Council Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Data as at 09 June 2023