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Course Info

Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Trim and Cut

Course Code: 900-5291V01

Overview

The Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Trim and Cut provides you with practical experience and foundational skills to safely operate a chainsaw in a range of scenarios.

This is a fully government subsidised JobTrainer course. Eligibility criteria applies.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Work with chainsaws
  • Trim and cross cut felled trees or logs
  • Apply appropriate cuts to logs for a pre-determined outcome
  • Maintain chainsaws and chains in good working condition
  • Prioritise safety

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Self-motivation
  • An aptitude for practical tasks
  • A love for working with their hands
  • A commitment to safety

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally accredited Statement of Attainment
  • A strong pathway towards further study in agriculture
  • Credit toward a full qualification

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Basic Tree Felling
  • Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Intermediate Free Felling
  • Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Advanced Tree Felling

Career opportunities:

Graduates who complete a full qualification in agriculture go on to roles including:

  • Arborist
  • Vegetation control worker (powerlines)
  • Local government field worker
  • Roads and national parks field worker
  • Conservation and land management field worker

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The skills required to conduct safe chainsaw operations have become very important due to the increased focus on public land safety, as dead or burnt trees become more common across the state.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

Locations

This course is currently available at 2 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry are:

  • Self-motivated
  • Practical
  • Take WHS seriously

You will be able to demonstrate your knowledge and skills through:

  • Practical assessments in simulated and real-life workplace settings
  • Written assessments such as quizzes and short answer questions

This is the entry level Statement of Attainment for chainsaw operations.

You will gain skills in chainsaw maintenance, ripping and cross cutting felled trees and logs using a chainsaw, and be able to identify unsafe situations.

Besides turning a log or felled tree into a trimmed log and cross cut rounds, you will possibly work on a project to demonstrate your skill in chainsaw handling, such as the cutting of a rough-sculpted chair from a length of log.

You will practice in a simulated workplace or real site that is approved by your teacher.

The location must meet TAFE NSW requirements to ensure you are able to complete all tasks and are job ready.

The skill required to conduct safe chainsaw operations has become very important due to the increased focus on public land safety and dead or burnt trees becoming more common.

There is increasing attention on public land safety, including the management of trees, dead or alive.

  • Short Course
  • Full Time, Part Time Day

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Trenayr: Full Time

  • Full Fee: $635.00
  • Start Date: 19 Aug 2021
  • Duration: 2 Days

Tumut: Part Time Day

  • Full Fee: $675.00
  • Start Date: 21 Oct 2021
  • Duration: 2 Days

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