FWPCOT2259 – Cut Materials with a Hand-Held Chainsaw teaches the skills and knowledge required to prepare and cut timber and polymer materials with a hand-held chainsaw. This unit includes preparing for work, cutting materials, maximising volume and quality of recovery material and performing routine operator maintenance.
This unit applies to those who cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw in a variety of work settings including a construction, sawmills, forest product manufacturing facilities, timber yards, horticultural environments, construction, polymer processing and other manufacturing settings.
More comprehensive servicing and maintenance procedures are covered in FWPCOT2254 – Maintain Chainsaws.
This course is delivered and assessed on behalf of Health Security Education Pty Ltd RTO 40907 by ERT Group Pty Ltd.
The following unit(s) will be awarded to successful participants in this course. The certificate will be issued by Health Security Education Pty Ltd RTO 40907. To view full unit details please visit www.training.gov.au
Participants are required to re-certify every 3 years from their completion date to maintain currency.
This course will be delivered in the workplace or at an ERT Group Pty Ltd training facility.
No work placement arrangements will be required as part of this course
Please note that enrolment to this course is made with Health Security Education Pty Ltd RTO 40907. Please refer to the student handbook located on the RTO website for all details relating to rights and responsibilities including complaints and appeals.
Participants must be physically able to cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw.
There are no prerequisites for this unit
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks. These are detailed in the sections following.
Assessments conducted during face-to-face training session(s) include:
Practical scenarios – The assessor must observe the following practical scenarios:
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.