• Course name Sawdoctor Block 5 – Band and Circular Saw Maintenance and Wood Technology
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    Duration 1 week at Creswick with some assignment work
    2nd year course. This course builds on skills introduced in Block 4, and is aimed at providing intermediate skills associated with stellite tip replacement and wood technology. Maximum 8 participants.
  • Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related questions.
  • Content: Select timber for forestry operations Replace stellite tips Level and tension circular saws Join bandsaw blades Maintain wide bandsaw blades Perform routine gas metal arc welding
  • Enrolment in FWP30711 Certificate III in Sawdoctoring Note: This block is only available to students undertaking the sawdoctor apprenticeship.
  • FWPCOT3247B Select timber for forestry operations (35 hrs) FWPSAW3219B Replace stellite tips (30 hrs) FWPSAW3213B (Cont.) Level and tension circular saws (50 hrs) FWPSAW3214B (Cont.) Join bandsaw blades (40 hrs) FWPSAW3220B (Cont.) Maintain wide bandsaw blades (50 hrs) MEM05050B (Cont.) Perform routine gas metal arc welding (20 hrs)
  • FWP11 Pathways Chart
  • 2014 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: $162.50 (State Government of Victoria Subsidised) Total Cost: $162.50