2022 Short Course Program- Victoria

Below are dates with courses scheduled for 2022 at the Timber Training Centre.
Timber Training Creswick can also respond to industry demand for courses on site.

Occupational Health and Safety for Forest Workers: Mar 7, Jun 6, Sept. 5, Oct. 10.

Environmental Care for Forest Operations: Mar 8, Jun 7, Sept 6, Oct 11

Chainsaw Trim and Cut/ Maintenance: Feb 23-25, April 27-29, Jun 15-17, Aug 3-5, Sept 20-22, November 16-18.

Harvest Trees Manually (Falling) – Basic: May 16-20, June 20-24, August 8-12, November 21-25.

Forest and Farm Chemical Handlers Course: April 13-14, June 9-10, Sept 1-2, Nov 10-11.

Small Scale (Portable) Sawmilling: April 26-29, September 5-9

Visual Stress Grade Softwood: Feb 28 – Mar 1, May 16-17, September 19-20

Visual Stress Grade Hardwood: March 2-3, May 18-19, September 21-22

Grade Recycled Timber: May 13, October 28

Timber Drying: March 21 – 24, August 29 – September 1

Timber Product Knowledge (Held in conjunction with and at MGA/TMA) March 29-30, June 8-9, September 8-9

Timber Preservation:  Via CD based learning program and site assessment.  Contact us for more detail.

OTHER SHORT COURSES AVAILABLE ON DEMAND (SUBJECT TO CLASS SIZE):

Appearance Grade Hardwood: 1 day assuming participants have completed Visual Stress Grade Hardwood.

Sawyer Course: – 5 days.

Pole Saw Operation: 1 day after completing trim and cut felled trees

Brushcutter & Clearing Saw Operations 3 days

Mobile Chipper 3 days

4 Wheel Drive Operations: 2 days

Grade Engineered Wood Products (Sleepers, Crossarms, etc. AS3818): usually conducted on site over 2 days.

Timber Drying (Softwood): usually conducted at the sawmill over 2 days

Fingerjointing/Glue-laminating: conducted on site over 3 days

First Line Supervision Skills: 4 days on site or at Creswick

Innovation Skill Set 4 days on site or at Creswick with assignment work.

Manual Handling of Timber and Timber Products: On Demand, usually delivered on site. 2-3 hrs

Tag out / Lockout, and Machine Isolation: On Demand, usually delivered on site. 2-3hrs

Five + 5 Available in Victoria and Tasmania 2020 5 days with 5 further shifts of work experience

On board computer systems for Harvesting Operators 2 days

2022 Short Course Program- Tasmania

HELD AT THE ARBRE Forest Industry Careers and Training Hub, Mowbray:

Excavator Skill Set- on demand

FIVE + 5 Harvesting Contextualisation on demand

FIVE + 5 Timber Processing Contextualisation on demand

Fire Weather Evaluation (mornings) Sept 2, Sept 16

Bushfire Awareness (afternoons) Sept 2, Sept 16

Wildfire Suppression on demand

WHS for Forest Workers (1 day) Feb 14, April 26, June 20, August 22, September 19

Environmental Care of Forest Workers (1 day) Feb 15, April 27, June 21, August 23, September 20

Trim and cut felled trees Feb 16-18, April 27-29, June 22-24, August 24-26, September 21-23

Timber Product Knowledge May 31, September 27,

Forest and Farm Chemical handlers course (ACUP) May 26-27, August 11 – 12.

On board computer systems for Harvesting Operators, March 1-2, July 5-6, Sept 6-7

Arbre Members Information Sessions (1 hour) May 30, September 26

Mental Health Training May 23-24, September 26-27

Professional Log Truck Driver Program on demand

Fatigue Management Strategies April 8, July 16

 

OTHER SHORT COURSES AVAILABLE ON DEMAND (SUBJECT TO CLASS SIZE):

Sawyer Course:

Pole Saw Operation:

Brushcutter & Clearing Saw Operations

Mobile Chipper

4 Wheel Drive Operations:

Grade Engineered Wood Products (Sleepers, Crossarms, etc. AS3818):  usually conducted on site.

Timber Drying (Softwood): usually conducted at the sawmill.

Fingerjointing/Glue-laminating:

First Line Supervision Skills:

Innovation Skill Set

Manual Handling of Timber and Timber Products:  On Demand, usually delivered on site.

Tag out / Lockout, and Machine Isolation: On Demand, usually delivered on site.

Fall trees manually- basic and intermediate

 

Rob Rule, Manager