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Qualification: Certificate of professional qualification: Furniture Manufacturing Operator

Certificate of professional qualification: Furniture Manufacturing Operator

Qualification Information

Learning outcomes are formulated in accordance with the relevant occupational standard: Occupational standards register



Competences:

1. The knowledge necessary of FSC and PEFC forestry certification standards at the level of notion.
2. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of understanding:
2.1. determination of forest area;
2.2. the principles of operating cutting tools;
2.3. forestry;
2.4. basics of chainsaw structure;
2.5. types of forest growth conditions, and types of forest;
2.6. professional terminology in the official language and in one foreign language.
3. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of use:
3.1. topographic designations in maps;
3.2. methods of tree-felling;
3.3. quality requirements of wood materials assortment;
3.4. stacking requirements;
3.5. wood materials measuring standard;
3.6. basics of chainsaw use;
3.7. chainsaw sharpening requirements;
3.8. environmental protection;
3.9. nature protection;
3.10. labour protection;
3.11. conduct in the case of fire;
3.12. fire safety rules in forestry;
3.13. first aid;
3.14. official language;
3.15. one foreign language at a professional communication level;
3.16. legal employment relations;
3.17. basic principles of professional and general ethics.



Skills:

1. To read the forest stand map, the plan, and the technological map for logging works at the felling area.
2. To cut undergrowth.
3. To fell trees and remove dangerous trees.
4. To mark the technological corridors.
5. To delimb a trunk and assess the trunk quality.
6. To cut trunks into assortments.
7. To sort separately stacking wood materials according to the determined assortment.
8. To assess soil-bearing capacity (the ability of soil to withstand the equipment pressure).
9. To stack branches and place branches on the delivery road.
10. To measure and determine the amount of wood materials assortment.
11. To choose an appropriate cutting tool for performing each task.
12. To cut shrubs and grass.
13. To use machinist's and logging tools.
14. To use sharpening accessories and to sharpen chainsaw's cutting tools.
15. To choose the correct type of fuel and correct fuel-mixing proportions with oil, and use this to fill the chainsaws.
16. To use oil and fuel absorbing materials.
17. To perform daily and periodical maintenance of chainsaws.
18. To observe requirements of regulatory statutes on labour protection, electrical safety and fire safety.
19. To use personal and collective labour protective equipment.
20. To plan their own working regime.
21. To provide medical first aid.
22. To understand and observe the statutory regulatory requirements on environmental protection and to perform job duties without causing harm to the environment.
23. To preserve biologically significant wood structure elements at the felling area, and to observe the statutory regulatory requirements to protect nature.
24. To perform job duties in accordance with forestry certification standards of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).
25. To use ergonomic methods while working with a chainsaw for relocation and stacking of wood materials.
26. To perform duties without assistance and assume responsibility for the result of their own work.
27. To know how to act in the case of fire, electrical injuries, and other accidents.
28. To observe the basic principles of professional and general ethics.
29. To know the official language.
30. To know one foreign language at a professional communication level.
31. To use professional terminology in the official language and in one foreign language.
32. To observe the requirements of legal employment relations.



Knowledge:

1. To read the forest stand map, the plan, and the technological map for logging works at the felling area.
2. To cut undergrowth.
3. To fell trees and remove dangerous trees.
4. To mark the technological corridors.
5. To delimb a trunk and assess the trunk quality.
6. To cut trunks into assortments.
7. To sort separately stacking wood materials according to the determined assortment.
8. To assess soil-bearing capacity (the ability of soil to withstand the equipment pressure).
9. To stack branches and place branches on the delivery road.
10. To measure and determine the amount of wood materials assortment.
11. To choose an appropriate cutting tool for performing each task.
12. To cut shrubs and grass.
13. To use machinist's and logging tools.
14. To use sharpening accessories and to sharpen chainsaw's cutting tools.
15. To choose the correct type of fuel and correct fuel-mixing proportions with oil, and use this to fill the chainsaws.
16. To use oil and fuel absorbing materials.
17. To perform daily and periodical maintenance of chainsaws.
18. To observe requirements of regulatory statutes on labour protection, electrical safety and fire safety.
19. To use personal and collective labour protective equipment.
20. To plan their own working regime.
21. To provide medical first aid.
22. To understand and observe the statutory regulatory requirements on environmental protection and to perform job duties without causing harm to the environment.
23. To preserve biologically significant wood structure elements at the felling area, and to observe the statutory regulatory requirements to protect nature.
24. To perform job duties in accordance with forestry certification standards of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Programme for Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC).
25. To use ergonomic methods while working with a chainsaw for relocation and stacking of wood materials.
26. To perform duties without assistance and assume responsibility for the result of their own work.
27. To know how to act in the case of fire, electrical injuries, and other accidents.
28. To observe the basic principles of professional and general ethics.
29. To know the official language.
30. To know one foreign language at a professional communication level.
31. To use professional terminology in the official language and in one foreign language.
32. To observe the requirements of legal employment relations.

Reference Data

EQF Level:
Thematic area:
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Location:
NQF Level: 
3
Awarding body: 

- Mācību centrs "Buts"

Awarding body contact info: 

LĀČPLĒŠA IELA 125, RĪGA, LV-1003
Tālr.: 67221736
Fakss: 67221744
E-pasts: buts@buts.lv

Source of information: 
National occupation classification: 

ISCO-08

Relationship type: 

Furniture manufacturing operator (7523 12)

Access requirements: 

From the age of 15, the transcript of records for partially acquired general basic education OR Certificate of general basic education

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes) or
Formal (through non-formal education acquired competence recognition process, completing the qualifications professional examination)