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Tree Felling (Advanced) Course

Course Description

This course is an advanced level program that provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to assess, plan and safely carry out manual tree-felling operations using a chainsaw to am advanced level. It covers the felling procedures for advanced felling operations and difficult trees.

Units of Competency

  • FWPCOT3348 Fall trees manually (advanced) 

Course Outline

  • Use and maintenance of PPE for chainsaw operations
  • Professional attitude
  • Personal equipment and safety
  • Power head familiarisation and maintenance
  • Cutting attachments familiarisation and knowledge
  • Causes of kickback
  • Reducing the likelihood of kickback
  • Cutting attachment maintenance
  • Theory of felling
  • Cutting and felling techniques
  • Advanced tree felling

Mode of Delivery

This course will be delivered via face to face at one of our leading facilities.

Please note that our public training is conducted in the Illawarra region for all available dates. Any changes to this will be specified above, next to the date option. 

For group bookings we can deliver this course at your location (click “Get a Quote” to find out more).

Duration*

This course is scheduled for:

1-4 days of face-to-face learning and assessment

Pre-Requisite and Entry Requirements

Students must hold certification for the following units of competency for enrolment into these courses and must supply their credential at the time of enrolment:

  • FWPCOR2210 Follow workplace health and safety policies and procedures in forest and wood products operations

  • FWPCOT2254 Maintain chainsaws

  • FWPCOT2273 Trim and cut felled trees

  • FWPCOT2274 Fell trees manually (basic)

  • FWPCOT3347 Fall trees manually (intermediate)

 Students holding a previous certification for the units of competency and are seeking recognition must supply their credential at the time of enrolment.

Students must have language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) to interpret and apply relevant information to commence learning in this program. An LLN assessment may be conducted upon receipt of enrolment application to ensure each student has the appropriate level of skills required to undertake this course.

Certification

Students who successfully complete this course and demonstrate competence will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment under the Australian Qualifications Framework. The certification will be issued by Risk Response and Rescue (RTO 90774).

Cost

  • $410 per person, per day

  • For group bookings please click “Get a Quote” to find out more or Contact Us.

Course Inclusions

All course materials, handouts and personal protective equipment will be provided.

Student Requirements

Students must wear appropriate clothing and footwear when attending face-to-face sessions.

Refer to the Participant Information Handbook for information about our policies and procedures.

Additional Information

Risk Response + Rescue's Chainsaw Operations Training Course will provide students with the following competencies to enrol into this course:

  • FWPCOR2210 Follow workplace health and safety policies and procedures in forest and wood products operations

  • FWPCOT2254 Maintain chainsaws

  • FWPCOT2273 Trim and cut felled trees

Risk Response + Rescue's Tree Felling (Basic & Intermediate) Training Courses will provide students with the following competencies to enrol into this course:

  • FWPCOT2274 Fell trees manually (basic)

  • FWPCOT3347 Fall trees manually (intermediate)

 *Learning and assessment hours will vary depending on your existing skills, underpinning knowledge and prior experience and your commitment to your learning and practical application of activities.