Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

Duration

2 days

Schedule

Sherwood Park Training Facility (Warrnambool)

16 & 17 November 2017

Thursday & Friday

Room: SU1.01

8.30am - 4.30pm

HAMILTON CAMPUS - Ballarat Road

1 & 2 June 2017

Thursday & Friday

Room: HR 604

8.30am - 4.30pm

7 & 8 September 2017

Thursday & Friday

Room: HR 604

8.30am - 4.30pm

PORTLAND CAMPUS

20 & 21 July 2017

Thursday & Friday

Room: PA 1.24 Classroom 1

8.30am - 4.30pm

18 & 19 October 2017

Thursday & Friday

Room: PA 1.24 Classroom 1

8.30am - 4.30pm

Prerequisites

You must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). You can apply or get more information at www.usi.gov.au.

Photo identification (including your date of birth).

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 20 Jul 08:30 AM to 21 Jul 04:30 PM
Location
South West TAFE - Portland Campus, 154 Hurd St, Portland VIC 3305, Australia
Places Remaining
7
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

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

Enrolment Requirements

You’ll Need a Unique Student Identifier

To study any nationally recognised training in Australia, you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Your USI links to an online account that contains your training records and all results for any training you’ve completed after 1 January 2015.

With a USI you’ll always have easy access to your training records and results – this will simplify applying for jobs or enrolling in further study.

You must have a USI when you enrol.

You can apply for a USI online or get more information at www.usi.gov.au.

You will also need photo identification (including your date of birth).

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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