Part Time Day
Course Start Date
18 Oct 2019
Hours Per Week
- Non Government Subsidised
Master hand-held chainsaw skills with the nationally accredited Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Trim and Cut. In this competency-based course you will learn how to operate safely in a tree felling environment and safely trim and cut felled trees and other materials.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course-work, you will learn:
- Work safely while 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
- Battery powered chainsaws
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the personal qualities and skills you need to get ahead in this field:
- Commitment to work, health and safety
- Time management skills and reliability
- Hand-eye and body coordination
- Ability to work in changing environments
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 - Basic Tree Felling
- An additional Operate a Pole Saw unit to meet the growing demand for qualified pole saw operators
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 is a face to face part time day course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, over 1 day a week, for 2 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 1 hours of other study per week.
Participants are required to supply and wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) ? this includes safety boots, cotton drill trousers, long sleeve shirt, safety helmet, gloves, and safety glasses.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
2 days attendance on Friday 18 and 25 October 2019 from 8.00am till 4.30pm at TAFE NSW Primary Industries Centre, Coolamon Road, North Wagga Wagga, Building B in Room BG6
This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.
Where Fee for Service is being sponsored by an employer or third party organisation an official purchase order or contract arrangement must be in place to activate the student's enrolment.
Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Congratulations on deciding to enrol with TAFE NSW!
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. The following steps will set you up to study with us:
Choose your course and where you want to study
Assess your eligibility
Obtain your Unique Student Identifier (USI)
If you have any queries, one of our friendly Customer Service Consultants would be happy to assist you.
Call 131 601 or send us an enquiry. We can help talk you through all your options.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
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Basic chainsaw operator.
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Primary Industries Centre
Coolamon Road, Wagga Wagga
Phone 131 601
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