FELL SMALL TREES COURSE AHCPCM203
September 11, 2019 - January 31, 2021
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
A standard course includes 1 day of training and assessment.
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to fell small trees where hazards have been assessed as low risk.
It is an introductory or base-level unit that covers felling procedures for small trees.
This unit applies to individuals who undertake defined activities with specialised tools and methods, work in a structured context, apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and limited judgement, and provide solutions to a limited range of predictable problems.
Work is implemented with low risk work procedures and to comply with Safe Work Method Statement documentation.
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit.
The unit applies to a chainsaw operator worker. If you’re using a chainsaw at work and felling trees, you need to be able to demonstrate that you’ve been properly trained and formally assessed.
Anyone operating a chainsaw and felling small trees should apply for this course.
The course consists of the following topics:
- Assist in preparation of work site.
- Recognise and apply workplace safety procedures.
- Check and prepare chainsaw and other tree felling equipment
- Identify tree felling requirements
- Prepare for tree felling
- Operate chainsaw to fell trees
- Complete and check chainsaw and tree felling operation.
AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws
AHCPCM203 Fell small trees
On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued a ‘Statement of Attainment’ certifying competence of the unit.
Fell small trees class room (face to face) and practical training is conducted at the LT Training Nambour facility at Youth Ave, PCYC Nambour, QLD, 4560.
Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there are suitable facilities.
LT Training does not offer RPL at this point in time due to the high-risk work activity and changing legislation.
Full payment for the course must be made at the time of booking. For billing information including who to write a cheque to please contact LT Training.
All training aids and safety equipment are provided for use as required. Maximum student numbers exist depending on the facility.
Please take the time to familiarise yourself with our Student Handbook which contains loads of information for our students including our policies and terms and conditions. The handbook is available on the bottom right-hand link of this page. If you have any questions at all, we are happy to help.
Venue: Sunshine Coast PCYC
LT Training primarily uses PCYC venues that are non-for-profit and give back to the local community. We run ‘Working at heights’, ‘Confined space training’, ‘Operate and maintain chainsaws’, ‘White card’, and ‘ACDC chemical licensing’ at the Sunshine Coast PCYC. We also run ACDC chemical licensing and Operate and maintain chainsaws at other locations.