Available Courses:

A Plus Training Solutions combines related units of competency to maximise course relevance.

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1. Chainsaw Usage, Safety & Maintenance: . Trainees of all level will gain valuable skills and knowledge to use a chainsaw safely and efficiently. Conducted in small groups by a great trainer with over 30 years of chainsaw industry experience. Safely perform correct maintenance and operation of chainsaws. This course can be clustered with mobile chipper course, tree pruning course and/or pole saw course to cover all levels of tree care.
AHCMOM213 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws (Replaces AHCARB205A) (ref: Western Power - Work Practice Manual).
FWPCOT2238 Cut Materials With a Hand Held Chainsaw (Replaces FPICOT2238A)

Basic
              Chainsaw Training Course Maintenance

2. Operate a Pole Saw: Safely perform correct procedures to trim high branches with a petrol powered pole saw.
FWPCOT3238 Operate a Pole Saw: (Replaces FPICOT3238B)

Pole Saw Cutting Branch

3. Fell Small Trees: The knowledge and skills to assess, plan and safely carry out manually fell small (trunk diameter up to bar length) with a low level of complexity using a chainsaw. (prerequisites apply)
AHCPCM203 Fell Small Trees (Replaces AHCARB202A)

Basic Tree Felling Course Scarf Cut Basic
              Tree Felling Course Back Cut

4. Fall Trees Manually (Basic): The knowledge and skills to assess, plan and safely carry out manual tree-felling operations for relatively small trees (trunk diameter up to bar length) with a low level of complexity using a chainsaw. (prerequisites apply)
FWPCOT2236 Fall Trees Manually (Basic) (Replaces FPICOT2236)

Basic Tree Felling Course Scarf Cut Basic
              Tree Felling Course Back Cut

5. Fall Trees Manually (Intermediate): The knowledge and skills to assess, plan and safely carry out felling operations of sound trees that require significant tree assessment and practical felling skills. (prerequisites apply)
FWPFGM3212 Fall Trees Manually (Intermediate) (replaces FPIFGM3212)

Tree Felling Training Scarf Cut Tree
              Felling Training Back Cut

6. Safely Operate a Mobile Chipper / Mulcher: Safely operate and maintain mobile brush chipper / mulcher (wood chipper, shredder). (This course can be clustered with chainsaw course, tree pruning course and/or pole saw course to cover all levels of tree care.)
FWPHAR2206B Operate A Mobile Chipper / Mulcher (Replaces FPIHAR2206B)
or
AHCMOM304 Operate Machinery and Equipment (Replaces AHCMOM304A)

Brush Chipper Training Vermeer BC1200 Brush Chipper Training Vemeer BC1200 Jet of Chips into
            Truck

7. Prune Shrubs and Small Trees: Safely and Effectively Prune Shrubs and Small Trees.
AHCPGD203 Prune Shrubs and Small Trees: (Replaces AHCPGD203A)

Pruning
            Collar Cut Secateur making
            proper cut

8. Combined Pole Saw & Tree Pruning Training: Great course for parks and garden staff! Safely and effectively trim trees with a pole saw. Use correct knowledge of tree biology to perform correct pruning cuts using a variety of pruning tools to minimise tree damage and maximise tree health. (This course can be clustered with chainsaw course and/or mobile chipper course to cover all levels of tree care.)
FWPCOT3238 Operate a Pole Saw: (Replaces FPICOT3238B)
AHCPGD203 Prune Shrubs and Small Trees: (Replaces AHCPGD203A)

Correct
            collar cut can effect tree recovery time dramatically Pole Saw Cutting Branch

9. Undertake Brushcutting Operations: Plan and safely perform correct brushcutting operations.
FWPFGM2207 Undertake Brushcutting Operations:(Replaces FPIFGM2207B)

Feeding Trimmer Line on Whipper Snipper, Brushcutter Handle Bar Brushcutter in Action

10. Cut Poly Pipe with a Chainsaw: Safely perform maintenance and cut poly pipe with a chainsaw 
FWPCOT2238 Cut material with a Hand Held Chainsaw

Cutting Poly Pipe With Chainsaw Cutting Poly Pipe with Chainsaw

RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment:
included in below courses (11 - 16) are:
  • Power Sources
  • Cutting Equipment
  • Water Equipment
  • Lighting Equipment
  • Associated Materials and Tools

  • 11. Hand Held Concrete Cutting Saw (Quick Cut) : Safely operate and maintain a hand held concrete cutting saw (quick cut) and associated tools and equipment. (Also includes trolley mounted saws.)
    RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment (Replaces RIISAM204A and B)

    Cutting Limestone with Husqvarna K950 Cutting Stone with Quickcut Saw

    12. Quick Cut Saw : Safely perform cutting of various materials with and maintenance of a "Quick Cut" cut off saw and associated tools and equipment.
    RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment (Replaces RIISAM204A and B)

    Stihl TS800 cutting Steel Rope

    13. Masonry / Concrete Chain Saw : Safely perform cutting of various materials with and maintenance of a "Bar Saw" Concrete Chainsaw and associated tools and equipment.
    RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment (Replaces RIISAM204A and B)

    Stihl
             concrete cutting chainsaw Husqvarna concrete cutting chainsaw

    14. Core Drill : Safely perform maintenance of, and core drilling (of concrete or masonry)with, hand held or stand mounted Core Drill and associated tools and equipment.
    RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment (Replaces RIISAM204A and B)

    Correct setting up is critical for large core drilling
            jobs For manual drilling bit diameter should not exceed 80mm
            or follow manufacturer's instructions

    15. Floor Saw : Safely perform concrete and masonry cutting with and maintenance of a floor, flat or road saw and associated tools and equipment.
    RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment (Replaces RIISAM204A and B)

    Floor Saw
            Training Husqvarna Floor Saw in Action Ring Saw
            Training The correct Diamond Blade is the key

    16. Ring Saw : Safely perform concrete and masonry cutting with and maintenance of a hand held ring saw and associated tools and equipment.
    RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment (Replaces RIISAM204A and B)

    Ring Saw Training Husqvarna K970 Ring Saw Training Partner K950 cutting concrete

    17. Use Hand and Power Tools: Safely operate and maintain a range of hand and power tools.
    Hand tools can include but not be limited to: Knives, Cutters, Clamps, Bolt cutters, Hammers, Picks, Sledge hammers, Vices, Brooms, Measuring tapes, Pliers, Spanners, Adjustable spanners, Chisels, Axes, Shovels, Wrenches, Crow bars, Hacksaws, Rakes, Spades, Spirit levels, Pinch bars, Handsaws, Hand augers, Mattocks, Wire cutters, Measuring tools, Vernier calipers, Micrometers,
    Power Tools can be powered by 240 volt electricity, compressed air, battery and hydraulics and can include but not be limited to: Grinders, Kanga hammers, Cut off saws, Screwdrivers, Angle grinders, Pneumatic wrenches, Impact hammers, Drills, Tampers, Rotary hammers/drills, Circular saws, Planers, Sanders, Scalers, Reciprocating saw, Mitre saws.
    RIISAM203D Use Hand and Power Tools (Replaces RIISAM203A and B)

    Hand and Power Tools Range

    18. Operate Other Categories of Small Plant and Equipment: Safely operate and maintain a range of small plant and equipment from other categories.
    Small Plant and Equipment must include power sources and at least 3 other categories:
    Power Sources include: generator, compressor, inverter, solar
    Other categories of plant and equipment may include:
    Compaction equipment may include: plate compactor, pedestrian roller
    Concrete equipment may include: concrete mixer, batcher, vibrator, trowelling machine (helicopter)
    Excavation equipment may include: mini loader,jackhammer, posthole borer, pedestrian trencher
    Cutting equipment may include: masonry saw, construction saw, band saw
    Maintenance equipment may include: mower, brushcutter, mulcher
    Water equipment may include: pump, spear, pressure cleaner
    Lighting equipment may include: mobile lighting plant
    Lifting and materials handling pedestrian forklift, pallet trolleys, hoist
    Traffic Management may include: mobile variable message sign

    RIISAM204D Operate Small Plant and Equipment (Replaces RIISAM204A and B)

    Brick Saw Traffic
            Diversion Trailer USAR Search and
            rescue equipment pod

    19. Hedgetrimmer Operator: Safely operate hedgetrimmer (Hedge Trimmer) and associated tools and equipment.
    AHCMOM203 Operate Basic Machinery and Equipment (Replaces AHCMOM203A)

    Husqvarna 326HS60 Hedgetrimmer Pole
            Hedgetrimmer in action

    20. Sharpen Chainsaw Chain: Gain knowledge and understanding to safely sharpen chainsaw chain.

    Sharpening Saw Chain Sharpening
            Chainsaw Chain

    21. Ladder Safety Training: If you have people using ladders in your workplace but feel a full Work Safely at Heights course which concentrates on use of harnesses then this is the course for you. Gain knowledge and understanding to inspect, set up and safely use and work off various types of ladders.

    Step Ladder Extension Ladder

    Other Services

    Development and delivery of:

    Tailored outdoor power equipment (OPE) technical support & training programs

    Husqvarna Dealer Service Training

    Tailored product knowledge programs for the OPE industry.

    Focused chainsaw sharpening and safety clinics to special interest groups

    Specialised chainsaw "slabbing mill" training workshops.

    Westford Slabbing Mill in Operation Westford Rail Mill in Operation Milling
                Marri with Rail Mill Huge Marri Slabs Cut with Westford Rail Mill

    Operator Safety, maintenance and knowledge clinics to individuals and groups covering all types of OPE equipment

    Technical & operation trouble shooting sessions

    Location:

    Perth, Western Australia

    Contact Details:

    Phone:
    0403 782 013
    Email:
    admin@aplustraining.com.au



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    Training Director:
    Peter Tutt

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    Australian Timber Trainer's Association

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