FWPCOT2238 – CUT MATERIALS WITH A HAND-HELD CHAINSAW

FWPCOT2238 – CUT MATERIALS WITH A HAND-HELD CHAINSAW

COURSE SUMMARY

FWPCOT2238 – Cut Materials with a Hand-Held Chainsaw teaches the skills and knowledge required to prepare and cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw. This unit includes basic operator maintenance checks. More comprehensive servicing and maintenance procedures are covered in FWPCOT2237 – Maintain Chainsaws.

This unit applies to those who cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw in a variety of work settings including a construction, sawmill, forest products factory, timber retail yard or horticultural environment.

COURSE CONTENT
  • Prepare for operations
  • Cut material
  • Conduct chainsaw maintenance
PROVIDER OF TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT

This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909 by ERT Group Pty Ltd.

FWPCOT2238 - CUT MATERIALS WITH A HAND-HELD CHAINSAW | cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw

Important information prior to enrolment
UNIT BEING DELIVERED

The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au

  • FWPCOT2238 – Cut Materials with a Hand-Held Chainsaw 
RECERTIFICATION

Participants are required to re-certify every 3 years from their completion date to maintain currency.

COURSE DELIVERY

This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an ERT Group Pty Ltd training facility.

COURSE DURATION (FACE TO FACE)
  • Face to Face – 4 hours (minimum) – full face to face course
  • Refresher training – 4 hours (minimum) – conditions apply for this option, for example, you will need to provide previous current certificates
WORK PLACEMENT ARRANGEMENTS

No work placement arrangements will be required as part of this course

LEARNERS RIGHTS, RESPONSBILITIES AND SUPPORT, INCLUDING COMPLAINTS

Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Allens Training Pty Ltd RTO 90909. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.

COURSE FEES AND PAYMENTS
  • Please refer to our booking calendar for individual course fees
  • Refund and fee protection policy – Please refer to the student handbook
  • Payment Terms – Payment for individual participants is upfront, group booking payment terms are based on agreement between the client and service provider.
ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Participants must be physically able to cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw.

PREREQUISITES

There are no prerequisites for this unit

WHAT HAPPENS AT THE COURSE?
ASSESSMENT REQUIREMENTS

Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.

ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:

Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenarios:

  • Preparing for operation – (Identify all legislative, organisational and job requirements)
  • Selecting, checking and using PPE, tools and equipment
  • Setting up for operations – risk management, prepare the area for cutting
  • Conducting operations – following WHS and safe work procedures
  • Safely cutting different types of material – using different cutting techniques
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Finalising operations – clean up and dispose of waste

Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.

 

 

*Please note that ERT Fire & Rescue supplies all equipment necessary for you to undertake your training. ERT Fire & Rescue always recommend and encourage you to bring along your own equipment. Trainee’s must wear appropriate clothing that will get dirty and enclosed footwear is essential.

 

ERT Fire & Rescue can provide tailored on-site workplace training. Please contact our office on 0267 621 754 for a quote.

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