Prune shrubs and small trees
This competency standard covers the process of pruning shrubs and small trees. The work is likely to be undertaken from the ground. Aerial pruning from a ladder, an elevated work platform or from climbing ropes and rigging in a tree, are covered in separate units.
Pruning work is likely to be carried out under routine supervision with intermittent checking. Competency is demonstrated by the application of knowledge and skills to a range of pruning tasks and roles usually within established enterprise routines.