Logging Assistant – ANZSCO 841312

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Assists with logging, felling and sawing of trees in forests.

Skill Level


Alternative Titles

  • Logger


  • Sleeper Cutter

Skills Assessment Authority


No caveats apply to this occupation.

Group: 8413 Forestry and Logging Workers


perform routine tasks associated in cultivating and maintaining natural and plantation forests, and logging, felling and sawing trees.


  • maintaining forest roads, buildings, facilities, signs and equipment
  • killing weeds, felling and de-barking non-productive trees and thinning young plantations
  • collecting seeds, and cultivating and planting seedlings for reafforestation purposes
  • applying fertilisers, insecticides and herbicides to individual trees and general forest areas
  • maintaining look-out for fires in forests
  • removing major branches and tree tops, trimming branches and sawing trunks into logs
  • assisting with loading and transporting logs
  • planning the felling of trees and determining the natural and intended fall of each tree
  • clearing surrounding area of saplings and debris prior to tree-felling
  • operating and maintaining manual and machine saws to fell trees and to cut felled trees into logs

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

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