1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7995-11 Tree Faller

Fells trees and trims and saws them into logs.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks Include:

  • plans the felling of trees and determines the natural and intended fall of each tree
  • clears bush, undergrowth and debris from the base of the tree
  • adjusts cuts to cope with rot, lean and burnt wood
  • operates manual or machine saws to fell trees
  • cuts down saplings and dead trees
  • removes major branches and tree tops, trims branches and saws trunks into logs
  • maintains cutting chains and chainsaws

Specialisations:
Hardwood Faller
Softwood Faller

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