This course is derived from National Industry Competency Standards for the Harvesting and Haulage Sector of the Forest Industries Training Package. It is designed to increase participants skills in operating and maintaining mobile chippers 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.
2. Chipper components.
3. Chipper maintenance.
4. Cutting Knives.
5. Operator safety and responsibilities.
6. Aids and Equipment
7. Chipper starting procedures.
8. Work site preparation.
9. Work techniques.
11. State legislation.
12. Vegetation assessment.
Enrolment in FWP20211 Certificate II in Harvesting and Haulage
FPIHAR2206B Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher (30 hrs)
$300.00 ($10.00/sch, includes materials fee)
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: $75.00 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised)
Materials Fee: $65.00
Total Cost: $140.00 ($300.00 if ineligible for subsidy)