Chainsaw – Fall Trees Manually (Basic)

Key Details

Price: From $795 depending on location. GST free
Duration: 2 days

How to safely and efficiently fall trees taking into account environmental requirements. Participants must show proof of competency in FWPCOT2239  Trim and cut, or equivalent by providing a certified copy of their previous training transcript completed in the last three years.

Course aim:

  • fall trees safely and effectively following WHS and environmental guidelines and requirements

Learning outcomes:

  • identify and follow OHS requirements for tree falling operations
  • identify and follow environmental requirements for tree falling operations
  • maintain and operate chainsaw safely and efficiently
  • assess trees and surroundings and plan for falling
  • fall tree

This course is mapped to the national unit of competency FWPCOT2236 – Fall trees manually – (basic).

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Study Units

Day 1:

  • Revise WHS, operational and maintenance requirements for general chainsaw use
  • WHS and environmental requirements for tree falling
  • Identify operational hazards and control measures
  • Identify tree falling direction and site preparation

Day 2:

  • Plan and effect cutting and fall basic tree
  • Fall a range of trees to a site plan
  • Chainsaw servicing and sharpening as required
  • Tree hang ups and control measures discussed and implemented
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