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Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Basic Tree Felling

Course Code: 900-5292V01

Overview

This specialist Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Basic Tree Felling will help you master the art of safely felling, trimming and cross cutting basic trees with a chainsaw. With an emphasis on safety, you will be equipped with the knowledge to undertake both harvesting and non-commercial operations.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course-work, you will learn:

  • Work safely while felling appropriate basic trees, then trimming and cross cutting felled trees or logs
  • Correctly identify unsafe situations
  • Apply appropriate cuts to logs for a pre-determined outcome
  • Maintain chainsaws and chains in good working condition

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal qualities and skills you need to get ahead in this field, including:

  • Time management skills
  • Reliability
  • Flexibility and openness to working in changing environments
  • A safety-first attitude
  • Effective communication skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will equip you with:

  • A Statement of Attainment qualification
  • Specialist skills that will keep you safe on the job

GROW YOUR CAREER

Add to your skill set by studying:

  • Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Trim and Cut
  • An additional Operate a Pole Saw unit to meet the growing demand for qualified pole saw operators

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.

This course is superseded.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 5 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • 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 associated with Basic tree felling.

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

Besides turning a felled tree into a trimmed log and cross cut rounds, youll 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 your hands-on skills 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
  • Part Time Day
  • Fully Subsidised Course

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Armidale: Part Time Day

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 15 Mar 2021
  • Duration: 1 Week

Glen Innes: Part Time Day

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 24 May 2021
  • Duration: 3 Days

Inverell: Part Time Day

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 17 May 2021
  • Duration: 1 Week

Inverell: Part Time Day

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $0.00
  • Start Date: 27 May 2021
  • Duration: 3 Days

West Wyalong Connected Learning Centre: Part Time Day

  • Full Fee: $635.00
  • Start Date: 19 Apr 2021
  • Duration: 3 Days

Wollongbar: Part Time Day

  • Full Fee: $780.00
  • Start Date: 24 Jun 2021
  • Duration: 2 Days

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