Part Time Day
Course Start Date
06 Dec 2019
Hours Per Week
- Non Government Subsidised
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
- 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
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 will give you competency-based training in the safe use of chainsaws for cutting timber and felling basic trees. You will learn to use a chainsaw in a safe and effective way to crosscut, rip, delimb and trim logs and felled trees and fell trees classified as simple, non-hazardous trees relative to local timber size and distribution.
A message for young people under 17 years of age - If you are under 17 years and wish to enrol you will need to have completed Year 10 or have special permission from school and TAFE to do so.
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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
8 hrs for 2 consecutive days in a week.
In addition to your course fee, there may be some additional charges to cover the costs of undertaking this training.
Costs associated with work experience and field trips such as food, transport and accommodation are at the students own expense.
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|FWPCOT2238||Cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw|
|FWPCOT2236||Fall trees manually (basic)|
|FWPCOR2205||Follow WHS policies and procedures|
|FWPCOT2239||Trim and cut felled trees|
Chainsaw operator, tree feller.
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