Chainsaw Operations - Basic Tree Felling

Statement of Attainment

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About the course

Course Number: 900-5292V01

Does working in the great outdoors in a physically demanding job appeal to you? Enrol in the Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Basic Tree Felling and you may have the opportunity to gain employment as a Chainsaw Operator or Tree Feller. This course will give you competency-based training in the safe use of chainsaws for cutting timber and felling basic trees. You will learn to use a chainsaw in a safe and effective way to crosscut, rip, delimb and trim logs and felled trees, and fell trees classified as simple, non-hazardous trees relative to local timber size and distribution.

Due to the extremely dangerous nature of chainsaw operations it is recommended that you also complete a recognised First Aid Certificate that complies with industry requirements (i.e. Forestry Corporation of NSW, WorkCover).

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