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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 trim trees using a pole saw course includes the theoretical and practical components to meet the skills and knowledge required to use a fuel or battery powered pole saw to trim tree branches within safe height and angle limits.

Participants will gain the following skills and knowledge:

  • Assessing and planning for trimming
  • Legislation, regulation and related industry standards
  • Routine operator maintenance
  • Characteristics of trees and timber defects
  • Trimming sequences and techniques
  • Using pole saws to trim trees

Training and assessment is conducted at Site Skills Training 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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The course is suitable for those who use a fuel or battery powered pole saw to trim tree branches as part of arboriculture, forestry, agriculture, conservation and land management, local government, emergency services and other government agency operations.

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 unit of competency will be issued:

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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Aaron Bandholz

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