This course is derived from National Industry Competency Standards for the Harvesting Sector of the Forest Industries Training Package. It is designed to increase participants skills in operating chainsaws safely and efficiently in a variety of common work situations. This course does not cover tree falling. 6 participants per instructor.
Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related questions.
2. Chainsaw components
3. Chainsaw maintenance
4. Chain, sprocket & bar
5. Operator safety and responsibilities
6. Aids and Equipment
7. Chainsaw starting procedures
8. Work site preparation
9. Basic chainsaw cuts
10. Work techniques
11. State legislation
Enrolment in FWP20311 Certificate II in Sawmilling & Processing
FWPCOT2238A Cut materials with a hand held chainsaw (40 hrs)
$300.00 ($7.50/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.
Indicative Tuition Fee: $100.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised)
Materials Fee: $30.00
Total Cost: $130.00 ($300.00 if ineligible for subsidy)