FWPFGM3213 Fall trees manually [advanced]

The objective of this course is to build on existing methods and techniques and includes all trees including those that are hazardous, but not dangerous.

Existing falling techniques are further progressed and adapted to fall trees of any species, size and condition including hollow butts, multi-leggers, heavy leaners, double or multiple leaders, stags/culls and very large trees.

Note that participants should already be competent and experienced tree fallers at the intermediate level. Duration 5 days.


  • Participants must wear steel capped footwear. STO can provide Hi Visibility Clothing and Hard Hats. For any specific PPE requirements please contact STO
  • English language skills need to be sufficient to understand and comprehend written and verbal instructions
  • Numeracy skills are needed to interpret calculations and formulas


  • Workplace Health and Safety
  • Personal equipment and chainsaw kit
  • Chainsaw safety features
  • The cutting attachment
  • Sharpening, tensioning and depth gauge setting
  • Environmental care procedures
  • Crosscutting
  • Safe techniques for cuts and using wedges
  • Advance falling techniques for problem trees
  • An escape route
  • Cutting the scarf


On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for Fall trees manually Advanced – FWPFGM 3213

Additional courses can be scheduled on demand please contact STO for further information

Time: 8am – 4pm   Venue: Unit 15 – 16 Hopkins Street, Eden, NSW, 2551   Cost:  $1750 per person

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Brodie Ridley

Email or P 1300 659 349

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