• Course name Brushcutting / Clearing Saw Operations
    Duration 3 days
    This course is designed to increase participants skills in operating and maintaining brushcutters / clearing saws safely and efficiently in a variety of common work situations. 6 participants. Note: The emphasis of this course can be varied to cover a wide variety of work situations e.g. fire hazard removal operations, amenity operations, silvicultural operations etc.
  • Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related questions.
  • Course Content 1. Introduction 2. Brushcutter components. 3. Brushcutter maintenance. 4. Cutting heads and blades. 5. Operator safety and responsibilities. 6. Aids and Equipment 7. Brushcutter starting procedures. 8. Work site preparation. 9. Basic brushcutter cuts, 10. Work techniques. 11. State legislation. 12. Vegetation assessment.
  • Enrolment in FWP20111 Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management
  • FWPFGM2207 Undertake brushcutting operations (40 hrs)
  • FWP11 Pathways Chart
  • Cost : $495.00 ($12.37/sch including materials) 2016 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. Indicative Tuition Fee $120.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised) Materials Fee $30.00 Total Cost $150.00 ($495.00 if ineligible for subsidy)