FWPCOT2237 & FWPCOT2239 Maintain Chainsaw &Trim and Cut Felled Trees (Forestry)
This chainsaw 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
|02nd October,2020||10/38 Limestone Street, Darra QLD, Australia||
$380.00 per person payment required upon enrollment by credit card or bank transfer. Confirmation will be forwarded once payment has been received.
Delivery & Duration
1 day 8am-4pm - location Darra/Wacol with a theory online assessment to be undertaken on completion of the practical component of the course. NB Practical location is outdoors (woodland with no facilities) in a simulated working environment. Map of the location at Wacol will be issued upon enrolment.
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
PPE due to the current restrictions surrounding COVID-19 students must be able to supply their own leg protection i.e chainsaw trouser/chaps as well as helmet with visor and ear muffs. Items can be purchased through TFT. 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. Theory: Students must have sufficient computer skills with a reliable internet connection to be able to undertake the online theory assessment. This will be issued via the Student Portal upon satisfactory completion of the practical component of the course.
Method of Training
Chainsaw course: Practical, demonstrations, instructions and online theory
Method of Assessment
Chainsaw course: Online theory. Face to face practical assessment
Recommended every 12-18 months