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Chainsaw Operation & Maintenance
Learn to operate a chainsaw to an industry standard from a qualified instructor. The course covers all crosscut techniques, operator safety, OH&S, chainsaw maintenance and saw sharpening and environmental concerns.
If you are considering purchasing a saw come to the course first. If you have your own chainsaw bring it, otherwise saws will be provided. You only need steel-capped safety boots.
Friday 11 October 6:00pm -onwards (theory)
Saturday 12 October from 8:30am - 4:30pm (Practical)
Sunday 13 October from 8:30am - 4:30pm (Practical)
Cost: $130, $120 concession
Tutor: Eric Cahill
AHCMOM202A Operate Tractors
This unit covers the process of operating tractors with or without attached equipment and defines the standard required to: carry out pre-operational checks and maintenance including tagging defects; set and secure attachments according to manufacturer's directions; operate tractor in a safe and controlled manner; implement shut-down procedures; store machinery and equipment and record maintenance and operation details.
Weekends Starting July 13 and 14
$470 + GST
Tutor and Bookings: Don Larson 0409057153 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Home Renovating for Dummies
Tool sharpening and maintenance, Power tool Operation/safety and maintenance, Tiling, Metal splash backs and Chainsaw operation
If you are interested in the classes or something in home renovating we haven't mentioned please let us know.
This course is subject to sufficient course bookings
Introduction to Horticulture.
Whether you're interested in gaining new skills or wanting to follow onto a qualification in Horticulture. this class is a great way to have fun and learn new skills including employability skills and career planning with like minded people.
Mondays Starting 15 July 10.00am-4.00pm
5 sessions $30
Tutor: Mary Lue
Learn to Prune Fruit Trees, Olives, Berries & Vines
Theory, demonstration & practical experience. Bring secateurs and lunch, wear sturdy shoes and al weather gear.
this course is subject to enough expressions of interest
Tutor: Gael Shannon
Contact DNC for bookings on 5348 3569
Regaining Local Knowledge
Want to know more about what local food you can eat for free without doing any work, except for a restorative walk? Join Patrick Jones for a four hour forage on the outskirts of Daylesford identifying edible-medicinal leaves, seeds, mushrooms and fruits that constitute bush foods, weeds and other naturalising plants. Learn some of the eighty-five species that Jones and his family are already incorporating into their diets.
Saturday 27th July
1-5pm (all weather except torrential rain)
$30 per person
Tutor: With Patrick Jones
Bee Keeping (coming in term 3)
Everything you need to know about keeping bees.
Tutor: Dan the Bee Man
Contact DNC to put your name down for term 3
Chainsaw and Tools Maintenance.
we will only run this course if enough people put their names down on our expressions of interest list so give us a call on 5348 3569
We will only run this course if enough people put their names down on our expressions of interest list so give us a call on 5348 3569
For information on classes for kids in the September holidays keep checking out the September holidays program section under Daylesford as more fun classes are added.