Perform above ground pruning
This competency standard covers the process of aerial pruning of ornamental trees and shrubs. Work is usually undertaken from an elevated work platform or through climbing. (The use of climbing ropes and rigging in a tree is covered in the unit
RTC3031A Undertake complex tree climbing
Competency is demonstrated by the application of knowledge and skills to a range of aerial pruning tasks such as identifying WHS hazards, selecting, preparing and using tools and equipment. Roles are usually within established enterprise guidelines and are usually performed under routine supervision with intermittent checking.