Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

Duration

2 days

Schedule

Please refer to the dates tab above or 'Register your Interest' to be notified of more upcoming dates

NOTE: You must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class

Prerequisites

Enrolment Requirements:

- You must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class.

Prior to your enrolment a pre-training review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete the pre-training review before class will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.

- You must have a Unique Student Identifier number to enrol

- Photo identification (including your date of birth) must be provided at the training

PDF Download

Operate and Maintain Chainsaw.pdf

What You Learn

Skills to crosscut fallen timber using appropriate cutting techniques, to result in the highest quality of wood.

Essential knowledge of OHS and duty of care requirements.

What You Get

Through a combination of classroom and practical training, you'll gain the skills you’ll need to safely prepare, operate and maintain hand-held chainsaws in a work environment.

Upon successful completion, you’ll also receive credit and certification for the following accredited unit from AHC20410 - Certificate II in Horticulture:

AHCARB205A - Operate and maintain chainsaws

Materials to Bring

Pen and notepaper.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

Dress Code

Attire appropriate to working in a trade environment, including long trousers and solid rubber soled footwear (not runners).

Dates

Date
Location
Places Remaining
Date 07 Sep 08:30 AM to 08 Sep 04:30 PM
Location
South West TAFE - Hamilton Campus - Ballarat Road Site, 200 Ballarat Rd, Hamilton VIC 3300, Australia
Places Remaining
8
Date 18 Oct 08:30 AM to 19 Oct 04:30 PM
Location
South West TAFE - Portland Campus, 154 Hurd St, Portland VIC 3305, Australia
Places Remaining
8
Date 16 Nov 08:30 AM to 17 Nov 04:30 PM
Location
Sherwood Park - Princes Hwy, Warrnambool VIC 3280, Australia
Places Remaining
8

Description

CROSS CUTTING FALLEN TIMBER

The safe handling and operation of hand-held chainsaw

Learn the skills you’ll need to safely prepare, operate and maintain hand-held chainsaws in a work environment and essential knowledge of OHS and duty of care requirements.

Content

  • OHS procedures
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hazard identification
  • Hazard control
  • Safe use of a chainsaw
  • Shut down procedures
  • Maintenance procedures
  • Chain sharpening
  • Worksite communication
  • Environmental implications

Pre-training Review

You must complete a compulsary pre-training review before attending class.

Prior to your enrolment a pre-training review will be conducted with you to confirm that the course you are seeking to enrol into meets your individual needs. The link will be emailed to you upon your booking. Failure to complete will incur a $20 administration fee for a booking cancellation or transfer.

Accreditation

Upon successful completion, you’ll also receive credit and certification for the following accredited unit from AHC20410 - Certificate II in Horticulture:

AHCARB205A - Operate and maintain chainsaws

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours
  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team
  • Koorie Liaison Officer
  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs
  • Library and Research Centre
  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery
  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy

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