FWPCOT2236 Fall trees manually (basic)

Information about this course: 

This unit describes the outcomes required to assess, plan and safely carry our manual tree felling operations using a chainsaw. It is an introductory or base-level unit that covers the felling procedures for relatively small trees with a low level of complexity. Techniques for trees with a diameter greater than the bar length, while not excluding, would generally be regarded as techniques beyond the scope of this unit.

Licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements apply to this unit in some states & territories at the time of publication, and may differ according to jurisdiction.

Target audience:

Those students who are required to use chainsaws in their workplace, e.g. forest workers, SES.

The unit applies to those in a forest, agricultural, local council, emergencies services and other government agency environment. With the exception of minor forest produce, it is not relevant to commercial harvesting operations.


There are no prerequisites for this unit.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment:

  • FWPCOT2236 Fall trees manually (basic)

Course duration:

  • Full course: 2 days (14 hours) face-to-face training

Pre course study options:

There are no pre course study requirements for this course.


   Cardiac Safe delivers nationally recognised training in partnership with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909