Chainsaw Level 2 (Basic Felling) course 7

Chainsaw Level 2 (Basic Felling) course

TRAINING EVENT: FWPCOT2236 Fall trees manually (basic)
COURSE PROVIDER: Safety Fire & Medical Australia (training and assessment delivered on behalf of Health Security Education RTO#40907)
LOCATION: Belanglo State Forest NSW
DATES: Saturday 27th or Sunday 28th November 2021 (one day only to complete course)
TIMINGS: 0800 to 1600 (TBC)
MUSTER STATUS REQUIRED: Engagement Ready or Deployment Ready

BACKGROUND
Disaster Relief Australia and the DRT NSW are hosting Chainsaw Basic Felling (Level 2) training opportunity for DRA members that are experienced in chainsaw operation to upskill our teams in preparation for future Operations and Service Projects.

COURSE DETAILS – https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/FWPCOT2236
Over the one day 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.
Techniques covered include scarf-cutting, back cuts where the tree diameter is both greater and lesser than the length of the bar, hinge wood requirements and use of wedges.

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

WHO CAN APPLY
Priority to be given to that are up-skilling from trim and crosscut, that have experience in cutting felled trees or refreshing Basic Felling or higher qualifications.
Owing to NSW Border permit rules and COVID-19 protocols, this course is only open to NSW (Pending restrictions) members.

WHAT IS COVERED
Training Course, Trainer and Venue
Chainsaws and chainsaw PPE (Helmets, Chaps, Ear Muffs) will be provided by the RTO
New DRA shirt will be provided to successful participants who do not already have one.

WHAT IS NOT COVERED
Meals, snacks and beverages
No fuel or travel subsidy will be provided. Car pooling may be available.
Please note you must bring your own steel cap/composite toe work boots, long sleeve shirt and work pants a must. (Chainsaw PPE – Helmets, Chaps, Ear Muffs will be provided).
Private / Personal expenses.

Even though this training is FREE for you as a DRA Member, please be reminded that there are costs to DRA in providing this training and we therefore greatly appreciate your commitment to complete the Course, and a willingness to provide ongoing support to DRA.

Submission of an EOI is not a guarantee of attendance.

For more information and to submit an EOI follow this link https://forms.office.com/r/dtr6TbEznj

Any questions or queries please feel free to reach out.