Chainsaw - Fall trees manually (intermediate)
|Name:||Chainsaw - Fall trees manually (intermediate)|
This one day course develops the skills required to assess, plan and safely carry out manual tree-felling operations using a chainsaw in a non-production environment. It covers the felling procedures for falling single leader sound trees of less than 40m in height and between 50cm and 80cm in diameter; controlling fall direction with the use of wedges and/or control with hinge wood; selecting, using and maintaining tools and equipment; operating and maintaining a chainsaw.
Participants must show proof of competency in FPICOT2236 Fall trees manually (basic), or equivalent by providing a certified copy of their previous training transcript completed in the last 3 years.
|Cost:||2 days $900 per person depending on location. 1 day $640 depending on location. GST free|
|Course aim:||To develop skills to fall larger trees safely and effectively following WHS and environmental guidelines and requirements.|
A variety of felling techniques for this larger free size will be taught together with environmental and WHS procedures, practices and precautions.
Participants will learn how to:
|Length:||2 days. This course may be completed in one day through presentation of approved current qualification or third party report.|
Revise WHS, operational and maintenance requirements for general chainsaw use
|Resources and method of delivery:|
This course is delivered using trees that are between 50 and 80 cm in diameter with a maximum height of not more than 40 metres. Forest works Tree Fellers manual. Chainsaws and PPE gear provided.
Outdoor instruction in a forest environment.
|Accreditation:||This course is mapped to the national unit of competency FWPFGM3212 - Fall trees manually (intermediate).|
Contact us to register your interest in this course.
Other dates and locations are available on demand.
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