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In this course you'll learn how to cross-cut fallen timber and the cutting techniques to maximise volume and quality recovery. You'll also learn about complying with the mandatory codes of practice and legislation to safely operate a chainsaw in the workplace.
Application of skills and knowledge to cross-cut fallen timber
Identify cutting techniques to maximise volume and quality recovery
Comply with mandatory codes of practice and relevant legislation to safely operate chainsaws in the workplace along with duty of care to self, others and the environment
This course is suitable for people who operate chainsaws in an urban environment (it does not cover remote operators working in state forest.
Competency unit covered in this course:
BAS06 AHCMOM213 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws
Participants are required to wear appropriate PPE (All PPE must comply with the relevant Australian Standards) for this course:
Safety glasses AS1337 min
Hearing protection class 5
Steel capped safety boots
No loose fitting items of clothing, jewellery, long hair contained.
This course runs for five full days on campus.
2021 dates coming soon.