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Mcdonald Goh
Mcdonald Goh
2022-03-30
The trainers at site skills were very knowledgeable and worked with the guys that were finding it hard. We had Kurt and he was very hands on and took his time to explain and go through parts that seem difficult at first but got easier as we kept doing the revision. Top notch.
Chris Lawrence
Chris Lawrence
2022-01-13
Friendly trainers and staff plenty of parking and easy to find. Smoko van pull up for smoko and lunch just outside the building.
Scott Bayntun
Scott Bayntun
2021-10-20
Great facility and good trainers for the dogman course
Nigel Walton
Nigel Walton
2021-10-16
Good course material, equipment & facilities. Great instructor. Thanks 😊
Overview

This Chainsaw Operations Level 2 course includes the theoretical and practical components to meet the skills and knowledge required to assess and fell basic trees manually using a chainsaw, and to complete routine operator chainsaw maintenance. This course also covers the skills and knowledge required to use fuel or battery-powered pole saw to trim tree branches within the safe height and angle limits.

Participants will gain the following skills and knowledge:

· Prepare for trimming and felling

· Assess site conditions and surroundings

· Assess tree and plan trimming and felling

· Apply tree felling techniques

· Trim trees using a pole saw

· Maintain chainsaw and cutting attachments

· Conduct operator maintenance

Training and assessment are conducted at Site Skills Training and partnering industry facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted at the premises of industry clients providing there are suitable industry training facilities.

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This course is suitable for those who are required to use a chainsaw or pole saw to safely trim, cut and fell trees at a basic level. Participants may be already working in the arboriculture, forestry, agriculture, conservation and land management or primary industries, or are interested in entering these industries.

A basic to moderate English language, literacy and numeracy skill level is required.

All participants are required to wear the following minimum PPE to enter our facilities:

· Fully enclosed shoes (steel-capped boots preferred)

· Long-sleeve shirt with high visibility

· Long work pants

Additional PPE may be required depending on the course requirements.

Upon successful completion of this course, a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency will be issued:

FWPCOT2253 Fell trees manually (basic)
FWPCOT3301 Trim trees using a pole saw

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West Brisbane Site Skills Training Facility Map

West Brisbane Facility

55 Mica Street, Carole Park,
Ipswich QLD 4300

Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 7:30am-4:30pm

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Course Contacts

Randolph Westbrook

Business Development Manager

Aaron Bandholz

National Sales Manager

North Brisbane Site Skill Training Facility map

North Brisbane Facility

97 Flinders Parade,
North Lakes QLD 4509

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday: 7:30AM - 4:30PM

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Course Contacts

Paul Hodge

Business Development Manager

Aaron Bandholz

National Sales Manager

Gladstone Facility of Site Skills Training

Gladstone Facility

17-19 South Tree Drive,
South Trees, Gladstone QLD 4680

Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 7:30am-4:30pm

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Course Contacts

Casey McGuire

Regional Sales Manager

Aaron Bandholz

National Sales Manager