• Course name Line Bar / Sizing Carriage Operation
    Duration 1 Week at Creswick
    This course introduces participants to the safe operation of the Line Bar / Sizing Carriage and log breakdown techniques which produce cants, slabs and flitches to optimise recovery on the resaw bench.  A heavy emphasis is placed on log assessment, cutting patterns, cutting strategies and measures which may be adopted to counter the effects of distortion.  Techniques associated with handling defects and defective logs are also included. 2 - 4 participants. Class based with an extensive practical component using the training sawmill facility. Job Outcomes: Learners successfully completing this program may find employment as break down saw operators.
  • Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related questions.  Upon successful completion students will be issued with a nationally recognised statement of attainment for the unit(s) above.
  • Course Content
    1. Line Bar / Sizing Carriage Safety & Maintenance
    2. Line Bar / Sizing Carriage Cutting/Running conditions
    3. Line Bar / Sizing Carriage Controls and Functions
    4. Recovery Optimisation Strategies
    5. Production Breaking Down Methods
  • Enrolment in FWP30311 Certificate III in Sawmilling & Processing
  • FWPCOT3212B Replace Saws, Blades and Guides (40 hrs) FWPSAW3203B Break down Logs (40 hrs) FWPSAW3204B Saw Flitches and Cants (40 hrs)
  • FWP11 Pathways Chart
  • $2,060.00 per person ($17.17/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. Note that accessing subsidies for this course may affect your future entitlements. Indicative Tuition Fee: $360.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised) Materials Fee: $100.00 Total Cost: $460.00 ($2,060.00 if ineligible for subsidy)