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FWPFGM2207 Undertake brushcutting operations

This course will cover maintenance and operations required to plan for and safely cut vegetation using a professional standard blade type brushcutter. Training will be delivered in a realistic working environment with training covered but not limited to:

WHS procedures

PPE selection and machinery maintenance

Start up and shutdown procedures

Removal, replacement and sharpening of blades. Identifying different blades for certain tasks

Environmental conditions and understanding various terrain

Indentifying vegetation to be cut

Site hazards and risks

Safe working areas and working distance

Site communication and safety

Machine operation to cut vegetation on site including cutting techniques, body positioning and lock out procedures

Course Start Dates


  • Price

    $220.00 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 start time 8am to approx 4pm - Practical NB Practical location is outdoors (woodland with no facilities) in a simulated working environment



    Class Size



    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

  • Course Requirements

    Training For Trees provides PPE, brushcutter and 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


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