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|Course Name:||Chainsaw operator training (cross-cutting)|
Minimum Necessary Operator Chainsaw Maintenance:
Basic Cross Cutting:
Teaching strategy: Lectures, demonstrations, student workbooks, various handouts, practical training.
Method of assessment: Oral / written tests, multiple choice questions, short answer questions, verbal questions, practical exercises.
Student numbers: 8 per class (nominal).
Attendance: Participants must attend all sessions to achieve competence.
Trainer/s: Our instructors are appropriately qualified and have recognised teaching qualifications including Workplace Assessor.
General information: All training aids including chainsaws and safety equipment will be provided for use as required. Student notes, good for future reference are supplied to each student and may be retained. Suitable timber is required for the practical component of the course. Participants are required to wear/bring their own steel capped boots.
|Duration:||2 Days - course duration may depend on course numbers, experience and performance of participants.|
|Prerequisites:||Participants will need to meet the age requirements as stated in relevant Government regulations or industrial awards, and will need to demonstrate the physical and psychological capacity to manipulate a chainsaw safely and accurately.|
|Qualification:||Statement of Attainment|
|Outcomes:||Ability to use a chainsaw safely on the ground (crosscutting)|
|Notes:||All training aids including chainsaws and safety equipment are provided for use as required.
Student Notes, good for future reference are supplied to each student and may be retained.
Suitable timber is required for the practical component of the course (for 8 students, at least 3 trees (green), to 300mm in diameter, able to be felled by instructor).
Participants are required to wear/bring their own steel capped boots.