New Zealand Certificate in Tree Felling & Clearing (Non-Production) (Level 3)

Programme details

Code NZ2336
Level 3
Credits 45
Duration 1 semester
Study options Full-time
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Programme aim

Gain the skills and knowledge required to carry out felling and clearing of trees work safely and effectively under limited supervision.

Entry criteria

Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations. Applicants must also be:

  • 16 years old at the time the programme commences;
  • able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level;
  • physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes.

For international applicants who come from non-English speaking backgrounds, an IELTS General or Academic score of 5.0 with no band score lower than 5.0, or an equivalent

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Compulsory courses

Course details(all level 3 and 15 credits)
FROP.3331 Use and Maintain a Chainsaw
FROP.3332 Non-Production Tree Felling
FROP.3333 Felling and Clearing of Hazardous Trees

Page last updated: 01 Sep 2017