FWPCOT2237 & FWPCOT2239 Maintain Chainsaw &Trim and Cut Felled Trees (Forestry)
This course will cover maintenance, preparing and operating of hand-held chainsaws in a simulated work environment and defines the standard required to: select, use, maintain and store suitable personal protective equipment; carry out routine checks and maintenance on chainsaw; apply appropriate chainsaw technique and cutting methods according to manufacturer’s specifications and documented low risk work procedures; assess and minimise environmental impacts of chainsaw use; maintain records of chainsaw training and certification, risk assessment and use. The course outcome will provide the student with the skills and knowledge to maintain chainsaw and safely cross cut fallen timber
Course Start Dates
$330.00 per person payment required upon enrollment by credit card or bank transfer. Confirmation will be forwarded once payment has been received.
Delivery & Duration
2 days Start time 8am to approx 4pm (both days) Day One - Theory/Practical - Day Two - Practical NB Practical location is outdoors (woodland with no facilities) in a simulated working environment
All persons assessed as successfully meeting the assessment criteria will be marked as competent and will be issued with an Australian nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the unit of competency assessed
Training For Trees provides PPE, Chainsaws associated equipment but all candidates are required to wear steel toe cap boots. Gloves are optional and are to be supplied by candidate. Please note the location for the practical component of this course is in a simulated working environment (remote woodland) and consideration must be made with regards storing your food and water and suitable clothing e.g sun protection conducive for this environment.
Method of Training
Practical, demonstrations, instructions and theory
Method of Assessment
Theory and practical assessment
Recommended every 12-18 months