• Course name Harvest Trees Manually (Falling) – Basic
    Start 20160420
    Duration 5 days; also held Aug 22-26
    This course develops techniques required to fall trees safely and efficiently, produce useful forest products and leave a silviculturally correct forest behind. Successful completion enables participants to meet one of the requirements for obtaining a Timber Harvesting Operators Licence in this category of work. 5 - 6 participants per instructor.
  • Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related questions.
  • Course Content: 1. Work planning 2. Tree assessment & hazard identification 3. Site preparation 4. Falling technique (various methods) 5. Removal of hazardous trees 6. Log Quality 7. Environmental considerations
  • Enrolment in FWP20211 Certificate II in Harvesting and Haulage Persons enrolling for this course must: 1. Hold a Timber Harvesting Operators Licence or prove equivalence 2. Have satisfactorily completed Course in Chainsaw Operation & Maintenance or hold current qualifications from a recognised training organisation.
  • FWPCOT2236 Fall trees manually (basic): 80 hrs
  • FWP11 Pathways Chart
  • $1,050.00 ($13.13/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: $200.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised) Materials Fee: $100.00 Total Cost: $300.00 ($1,050.00 if ineligible for subsidy)