Chainsaw Basic Felling DRT WA 7

Chainsaw Basic Felling DRT WA

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TRAINING EVENT: Fall trees manually (Basic)
COURSE PROVIDER: Towie Timber Training
LOCATION: Jarrahdale WA 6124
DATES: Wednesday 8th to Friday 10th December 2021
TIMINGS: 0830 – 1530 each day, 3 days / 2 nights
MUSTER STATUS REQUIRED: Engagement Ready or Deployment Ready

BACKGROUND
Disaster Relief Australia and DRT Western Australia are hosting a Chainsaw fall trees manually (Basic) felling course. This training opportunity will up-skill our members and strengthen our team in readiness to serve those impacted by a disaster, or who need our help.

COURSE DETAILS – https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/FWPCOT2236
Over the three days you will be trained and assessed on:

Assess and manually fall small trees with a low level of complexity, no excessive lean and no visible damage or defect, stump diameter of less than 50cm and up to about 20 metres in height.
Plan sequence of cuts to fell tree according to standard felling procedures.

PREREQUISITES
Members must be Chainsaw trim and crosscut qualified (within the last three years).
ENGAGEMENT or DEPLOYMENT READY in Muster to be eligible for training.
If waiting on a call or had trouble setting up your profile, indicate this in your EOI and the Membership team will be in touch.

WHO CAN APPLY
Priority to be given to those up skilling from trim and crosscut, that have experience in cutting felled trees or refreshing Basic Felling or higher qualifications.
Owing to WA Border permit and COVID-19 protocols, this course is only open to Western Australian members.

WHAT IS COVERED
Training Course, Trainer and Training venue for the 3 days.
Chainsaws and chainsaw PPE (Helmets, Chaps, Ear Muffs) will be provided by DRA.
Excellent accommodation for 3 days / 2 nights in well appointed self-contained chalets in serene bush environments will be provided (bring own sleeping system – pillow/sleeping bag), RV has newly renovated amenities, details provided in the JI/DISPATCH Instructions.
New DRA shirt will be provided to successful participants who do not already have one.

WHAT IS NOT COVERED
No fuel or travel subsidy will be provided.
Please bring your own steel cap/composite toe work boots, long sleeve shirt and work pants are all essential.
(Chainsaw PPE – Helmets, Chaps, Ear Muffs will be provided).
Meals, Snacks and beverages are at your own expense.
Personal expenses.

This is an excellent opportunity to be trained by one of Western Australia’s most experienced trainers, Bill Towie.
We greatly appreciate your commitment to attend the course.

Submission of an EOI is not a guarantee of attendance.

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Thank you for your interest in supporting DRA – DRT WA!

Course Point of Contact:
National Training Manager
Warwick Lugton: warwick.lugton@disasterreliefaus.org

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