Forestry

Access any work area you need to. If you work in any role in the forestry industry – from maintenance to management – we’ll have a course that will enhance your skill set and enable you to do your job safely and securely.

From driving on wooded trails to accessing remote locations, and from effectively using equipment to foundational chainsaw skills, our courses mean you can head out into the field with confidence.

All courses are available at any Getabout training venue. Alternatively, contact us to arrange for our experienced instructors to come to your work site, and tailor our training to your specific needs.

We understand what it means to operate a vehicle in the forestry industry and have identified the following courses to meet your industry requirements. Course code links to further information and price.

 

DRIVING

FWPCOT3259 - Operate a four wheel drive vehicle on unsealed roads
NB: Does not include snatch strap recovery.
 

FWPCOT3260 - Recover four wheel drive vehicles
Suitable for all staff using a 4WD vehicle for work especially those encountering off highway. Low Range capable vehicle required.
 

FWPFGM3215 - Perform complex 4X4 operations
Suitable for all staff using a 4WD vehicle for work especially those encountering off highway conditions; working in remote locations; single vehicle recovery or vehicle fitted winch. Low Range capable vehicle required.

 

CHAINSAW

FWPCOT2239 - Trim and cut felled trees
Saws and safety gear supplied for training

FWPCOT2237 - Maintain chainsaws.
Saws and safety gear supplied for training

AHCMOM213 - Operate and maintain chainsaws
Saws and safety gear supplied for training

 

TOWING

FPIFGM3214* - Operate a four wheel drive in a towing situation
*We recommend that participants should have completed TLIC2025 or an equivalent 4WD driver training course.

 

WINCH

WINCH - Safe electric winch operation workshop.
Course includes maintenance and scenario training.

 

Certificates and statements of attainment are issued within 30 days of successful completion of the course.