TAFE NSW

Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Trim and Cut

TAFE NSW

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

Master hand-held chainsaw skills with the nationally accredited Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Trim and Cut. In this competency-based course you will learn how to operate safely in a tree felling environment and safely trim and cut felled trees and other materials.**LEARN NEW SKILLS**Through theory and practical course-work, you will learn:- Work safely while trimming and cross cutting felled trees or logs- Correctly identify unsafe situations- Apply appropriate cuts to logs for a pre-determined outcome- Maintain chainsaws and chains in good working condition- Battery powered chainsaws**DEVELOP YOUR TALENT**Develop the personal qualities and skills you need to get ahead in this field:- Commitment to work, health and safety- Time management skills and reliability- Hand-eye and body coordination- Ability to work in changing environments**ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS**Completing this course will equip you with:- A Statement of Attainment qualification- Specialist skills that will keep you safe on the job**GROW YOUR CAREER**Add to your skill set by studying:- Statement of Attainment in Chainsaw Operations - Basic Tree Felling- An additional Operate a Pole Saw unit to meet the growing demand for qualified pole saw operators**INDUSTRY DEMAND**The skills required to conduct safe chainsaw operations have become very important due to the increased focus on public land safety, as dead or burnt trees become more common.

Subjects

  • Maintain chainsaws
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Maintain chainsaws
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Trim and cut felled trees
  • Trim and cut felled trees

Standard entry requirements

**TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS**There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification. **TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS**To be eligible to enroll in this course, you should:- Have a high level of physical fitness and manual dexterity- It is recommended that you have completed year 12 or the equivalent**BE PREPARED**To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:- Good hand-eye coordination- First Aid- Spatial awareness- Manual dexterity**LICENSING REQUIREMENTS**There are no occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements that apply to this qualification.However, employers should have a workplace safety management plan that describes reaccreditation requirements (normally three years) wherever chainsaws are used.**WORK PLACEMENT**There is no work placement requirement for this qualification.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC No
  • Part-time : 2 days
Coonabarabran Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 days
Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus Domestic: $635
International: $635
No
  • Part-time : 2 days
Taree Campus No
  • Part-time : 1 week
Trenayr Campus No
  • Full-time : 2 days
Tumut Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 days
Wollongbar Campus No
  • Part-time : 2 days

Fee comments

Campuses: Coffs Harbour Education Campus CHEC.

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.**ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide the following resources which is retained on completion of study:- protective, closed in footwear or workboots- long sleeved collared shirt- long pants- drink bottle- hat

Campuses: Coonabarabran Campus.

**FULLY GOVERNMENT SUBSIDISED**This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you will not have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.If you are not eligible for subsidised training, you can still choose to enrol in the course but will need to pay the full (non-subsidised) fee.You will need to provide your own PPE, covered in work boots and appropriate clothing.

Campuses: Dubbo College, Myall Street Campus.

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.

Campuses: Taree Campus, Trenayr Campus.

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.

Campuses: Wollongbar Campus.

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity. **ADDITIONAL RESOURCES**You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:- To bring a pen, pencil, notebook and A4 folder for your course work.- Practical days: Students must wear cotton Drill Long Sleeved Shirt, Cotton Drill Trousers, ankle length, steel capped work boots.- Bring SPF 50+ Sun Screen, water bottle and morning tea and lunch and any other personal requirements.

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