Harvest timber


Organise and apply the most appropriate timber harvesting method: clear-cut, shelterwood, seed tree, group selection or single-tree selection.

Alternative labels

felling timber
harvesting timber
fell timber
timber felling
timber harvesting

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Harvest timber is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Harvest timber is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Forestry equipment operator: Forestry equipment operators carry out operations with specialised equipment in the forest to maintain, harvest, extract and forward wood for the manufacturing of consumer goods and industrial products.
Forester: Foresters are responsible for monitoring the natural and economic viability of a woodland or forest and for activities related to its management and conservation.




  1. Harvest timber – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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