Lantra Awards Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw SCQF Level 7

Product code: 
2821
Summary / introduction: 
Undertaking the Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees Using a Chainsaw SCQF Level 7 will enable you to prove your knowledge, understanding and competence in forestry and arboriculture operations. If you achieve this qualification, you will have the opportunity to achieve a recognised qualification that reflects the national standard. It has been designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills to help your career progress
Target audience: 

Forestry and Arboriculture SCQF specifications.pdf

The units/Qualifications will enable those who are successful to continue and complete further training and/or assessment within the forestry and arboriculture sector including full-time competency based qualifications and further specialised qualifications at the same or higher level. Learners may choose to progress on to forestry and/or arboriculture Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs), an apprenticeship framework and/or Higher National Certificates/Diplomas (HNC/Ds). Certification is required for all professional forestry and arboriculture operations and is supported by industry good practice guidance, ‘training and certification’. The Qualifications may also enable progression in the workplace.

Description: 

This course covers the knowledge and competence required to sever uprooted or windblown trees using a chainsaw. This includes understanding and being able to promote health and safety and industry best practice, whilst understanding and being able to carry out the severing of trees using a chainsaw.

Product objectives: 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Be able to promote health and safety and industry good practice.
  • Be able to sever uprooted and windblown trees using a chainsaw.
  • Understand relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice.
  • Understand how to sever uprooted or windblown trees using a chainsaw.

Learners will need to complete the mandatory unit:

  • Sever uprooted or windblown trees using a chainsaw
Product purpose: 

Following regulatory requirements these Qualifications are identified and approved with the following purposes and will:

  • Confirm occupational competence and/or licence to practice
  • Confirm the ability to meet licence to practice or other relevant legal requirements made by the relevant sector, professional or industry.
Course / product type: 
Qualification
Scottish qualification level: 
Level 7
Assessment type: 
Internal assessment and external verification
Course / product delivery: 
Theory and practical based
Language: 
English
Guided Learning Hours: 
50
Category: 
Working with Trees / Chainsaws
Dealing with Windblown Trees