Chainsaw

State ID: MAA11
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Description

This course covers the process of maintaining, preparing and operating hand-held chainsaws in a work environment.

These skills can be transferred to the homestead, are useful for home gardners and could lead to employment in parks and gardens or landscaping.

You will gain skills and knowledge in understanding the correct type of chainsaw for a particular task, how to use the chainsaw, maintain the chainsaw and store suitable personal protective equipment.

You will also carry out routine checks and maintenance on a chainsaw, apply appropriate chainsaw techniques, cutting methods according to manufacturer’s specifications and documented low risk work procedures; assess and minimise environmental impacts of chainsaw use; maintain records of chainsaw training and certification, risk assessment and use.

Certification

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a statement of attainment for the following nationally accredited units:

    AHCMOM213 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

Half-price

The following people will be entitled to a concession rate on the half price course fees under Lower fees, local skills.

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding students enrolled at school)
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving JobKeeper payment
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from one of the following Commonwealth support or employment services programs:
    • Jobactive
    • Online Employment Services
    • ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or  Health Care Card; or
    • Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

^ You will pay half price for the course fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as for resources that are specifically needed for your course.

Non-Concession: $81.70
Concession: $41.80
Commercial / International: $351.55

School age students
Students who would normally be attending year 12 or below in the current calendar year will be eligible to enrol at the commercial / international rate for this course.

International students
This courses isn’t available to Visa 500 International Students.
For information on international courses, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website
www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses
Other visa holder students
All other visa holders (i.e 457, 300, 485, 489, 496) contact either South West or Great Southern Campuses to confirm your eligibility;
South West Campuses    studentservices@srtafe.wa.edu.au    0417 937 894
Great Southern Campuses    studentsupport@srtafe.wa.edu.au    1800 675 781

This course has basic equipment and/or PPE requirements (located under Important information)

What to wear (PPE)

Participants are required to wear appropriate work wear:

  • long pants
  • steel capped boots
  • long hair tied back and no loose jewellery
  • no singlets

Study options and next steps

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Details
Duration 1 Day
When Date: 16 August, 24 Aug 2021, 9 Sept 2021, 23 Sept 2021
Time: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Where Albany
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When Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Where Bunbury
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Duration 1 day
When Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Where Busselton
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Duration 1 day
When Date: 21 October 2021
Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm
Where Collie
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Duration 1 day
When Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Where Esperance
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Duration 1 day
When Date: 14 October 2021
Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm
Where Harvey
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Duration 1 day
When Date: 12 August 2021
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Where Katanning
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Duration 1 day
When Date: 23 September 2021, 25 November 2021
Time: To be advised
Where Manjimup
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Duration 1 day
When Date: Monday 2 August 2021, Monday 20 September 2021
Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Where Margaret River
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Duration 1 day
When Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Where Mount Barker
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Duration 1 day
When Date: Register your interest
Time: To be advised
Where Narrogin

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