FOR2B

NCEA L2 Forestry B

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss R. Kane

In this course you will learn the requirements for safe work practices as well as an outline of the forest industry in New Zealand. There are rules regarding working in forestry and you will become familiar with them and how forestry operates within these guidelines. Students will have trips to visit various aspects of forestry.

Chainsaws are a vital tool for foresters. You will learn how to use them safely and gain credits for operating it safely and correctly. 


 


Course Overview

Semester B
Students will gain knowledge and skills in taking the chainsaws apart and then progressing how to use them. They will learn a general overview of commercial forestry in New Zealand.

Recommended Prior Learning

Students wishing to complete the practical credit assessment for operating chainsaw will need to have completed US6916 from Semester A.  Students can complete US6916 instead of US6917 if they have not done Semester A.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will require a 1B5 book

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 6916 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the rules relating to chainsaw use
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 6917 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate basic chainsaw operation
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 12
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 22997 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of principles of commercial forestry
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0