Chainsaw - Pole saw operation - PROfarm course

Name

Pole saw operation

Description

How to safely operate and maintain a mechanical pole saw for trimming high branches in a range of situations.

Cost

From $360 GST free, depending on location.

Course aims

  • identify and follow WHS requirements for pole saw operations
  • assess trees for trimming
  • prepare pole saw for trimming
  • trim trees to industry standard using low risk techniques

Learning outcomes

  • prepare for trimming
  • assess trees
  • trim trees
  • conduct operator maintenance

Length

One day

Course program / structure

  • WHS requirements
  • identify operational hazards and control measures
  • pole saw design, components, servicing and chain sharpening
  • start up and shut down procedures
  • assessing trees for trimming requirements
  • trimming requirements

Resources and method of delivery

Participants are required to bring the operating manual for their pole saw. This practical course is delivered in the field and workshop.

Accreditation

This course is mapped to the national unit of competency FWPCOT3238 - Operate a pole saw.

Register

Contact us to register your interest in this course.

Other dates and locations are available on demand.

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Current scheduled courses

course date
Glen Innes 23rd Oct 2017

Location

Glen Innes

When
23rd Oct 2017 (all day)

Extra details for this date

or call Jayne Wood on 0267631276

course date
Tamworth 7th Nov 2017

Location

Tamworth

When
7th Nov 2017 (all day)

Extra details for this date

or call Jayne Wood on 0267631276