• Course name Breast Bench Operation
    Duration 1 Week at Timber Training Creswick
    This course is aimed at achieving high grade recovery and optimum utilisation of slabs, cants and flitches presented by the headrig.  This requires an understanding of methods available for minimising the effect of stress in a log and in techniques associated with counteracting distortion during the sawing process.  Effective measures for containing defects and maximising defective material are included together with grading standards and their effect on sawn timber. 2-3 participants. Class based with practical milling experience. Job Outcomes: Learners successfully completing this unit may be able to find employment as a sawyer in sawmills.
  • Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related questions.  On successful completion learners will be issued with a nationally recognised statement of attainment for the units above.
  • Course Content
    1. Resawing Safety and Maintenance
    2. Resaw Bench Cutting/Running Conditions
    3. Resaw Bench Controls and Functions
    4. Recovery Optimisation Strategies
    5. Production Resawing Methods
    6. Isolation and lock out procedures
  • Enrolment in FWP30311 Certificate III in Sawmilling & Processing
  • FWPCOT3212B Replace Saws, Blades and Guides (40 hrs) FWPSAW3202B Produce Sawn Green Boards (80 hrs)
  • FWP11 Pathways Chart
  • $1,650.00 per person ($13.75/sch including materials) 2014 VTG Subsidised: The student fee is indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Additional fees may apply such as student services and amenities fees. (note that accessing subsidies may affect your future entitlement) Indicative Tuition Fee: $360.00 Materials Fee: $100.00 Total Cost: $460.00 ($1,650.00 if ineligible for subsidy)