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The following training is offered in conjunction with Timber Training Creswick, RTO ID. 4168

Fire Season Training

Level 1-Fire Weather Evaluation

Monitor weather and record readings

Cost $170 P/P

4-6 Hours (Half Day)

Date: TBA

Level 2-Bushfire Awareness

Monitor weather and record readings + operate pumps to stop the spread of initial fire. Participants will receive a participation certificate on completion of the theory, and be left with an on the job learning log to be completed as evidence of the practical component. Once the learning log is completed satisfactorily, the nationally recognised statement of attainment will be issued by Timber Training Creswick.

Cost $200 p/p

8 Hours

Date: TBA

Level 3-Wildfire Suppression

Pre-requisite; complete level 2 training. Firefighting training for regeneration burns and wildfire suppression. Participants will receive a participation certificate on completion of the theory, and be left with an on the job learning log to be completed as evidence of the practical component. Once the learning log is completed satisfactorily, the nationally recognised statement of attainment will be issued by Timber Training Creswick.

Cost $250 p/p

2 x 8 Hours sessions

Date: TBA

*Accredited training to industry standards in conjunction with Timber Training Creswick (RTO ID 4168)

16 Hope St, Invermay, Launceston 7248

Phone: 0409426381

Email: hub@arbre.net.au

www.arbre.net.au


Chainsaw Operation and Maintenance - General Forestry

Enrolment: FPI20111 Certificate II in Forest Growing & Management

Units: FPICOT2237A Maintain Chainsaws

FPICOT2239A Trim and cut felled trees


Course Duration/Location: 3 Days, (with provision of a fourth day if required) at Arbre hub.


Proposed Course Date: TBA


Group Size: 5-6 participants per instructor


Description: This course is derived from National Industry Competency Standards for the Forestry Sector of the Forest Industries Training Package. It is designed to increase skills in operating chainsaws safely and efficiently in a variety of common work situations. This course does not cover tree falling.

In 2016 Timber Training Creswick in conjunction with Arbre has been successful in accessing Skills Tasmania subsidies for one class of existing workers and one class of job seekers to undertake this program.


Course Content:

1. Introduction

2. Chainsaw components

3. Chainsaw maintenance

4. Chain, sprocket & bar

5. Operator safety and responsibilities

6. Aids and Equipment

7. Chainsaw starting procedures

8. Work site preparation

9. Basic chainsaw cuts

10. Work techniques

11. State legislation


Assessment: Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related questions.


Existing Worker Subsidised: $103.00 (Five places only- criteria apply)



Forest Management

Skill Set for Forest and Wood Product Innovation for Managers

Enrolment: FPISS00034 Skill set for Forest and Wood Product Innovation for Managers


Units: BSBMGT608C Manage innovation and continuous improvement

FPICOT5207A Implement sustainability in the workplace

BSBMGT616A Develop and implement strategic plans


Duration/ Location: 2 x 8hr days based at the Arbre Forest Industries Training and Careers Hub. The days will be separated by approximately one month to allow learners to develop understanding of the course information.


Group Size: 10 participants maximum.


Course dates: TBA


Description: This course equips forest industry managers with skills to identify and implement innovative ideas within an ever changing global market, and carry out strategic planning to achieve their goals.


Job Outcomes: This course is intended to improve the skills of existing forest industry managers.


Assessment: Will be by giving evidence of development and presentation of an innovative project.


Cost: $180 per person

In 2016 Skills Tasmania are subsidising Timber Training Creswick in conjunction with Arbre to deliver this program to 10 senior industry staff.

Tuition Fee $180.00 (Subsidised by Skills Tasmania)



Forest Machinery Operations

Skill Set for an Excavator Operator

*THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL. EMAIL hub@arbre.net.au TO REGISTER FOR FUTURE COURSES

Enrolment: FPISS00022 Skill set for an excavator operator


Units: FPICOR2203 Follow Environmental Care Procedures

FPICOR2205 Follow OHS policies and procedures

FPIHAR3219A Conduct excavator operations

HLTAID003 Provide first Aid


Duration/ Location: 10- 11 days based at the Arbre Forest Industries Training and Careers Hub, and regional demonstration area up to 60 minutes’ drive from Launceston. Participants must have their own transport to and from the demonstration area.


Group Size: 8 participants maximum.


Course dates: TBA


Description: This course completes all requirements for the Forest Industry excavator skill set. On successful completion learners will receive a nationally recognised statement for this skill set.


Job Outcomes: Learners successfully completing this program may be able to find employment in the forest growing or harvesting sectors of Australia’s forest industry.


Assessment: Will be by demonstration of skills and answering related short answer questions.


Cost: $2260/ person