Training for the private & commercial sector
We are fully qualified to provide training at our facility or on-site

We offer SETA Operator Training

Now that you own a world-class chipper, you will require SETA operator training. We are the only fully qualified and registered service provider to offer SETA accredited training on our wood chippers in the country. SETA (Sector Education and Training Authority) exists to develop and provide skills in the different sectors within South Africa. This means that our training has been developed with a clearly defined framework and is endorsed by the authority. ABC offers world-class SETA operator training in order to provide a holistic service to our clients.

The training we provide will equip you or your employees with the necessary skills to operate our range of wood chipper machines and equipment safely and effectively. Our programme covers various modules related to the skills and knowledge needed to safely operate wood chipper equipment. By undertaking our training, you will be fully qualified to operate a wood chipper upon completion of the necessary modules.

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What to expect from our course

The below training modules are covered by Africa Biomass Company.
  • How to comply with good housekeeping practices
  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge of basic safety in forestry operations
  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge of ground-based machine extraction
  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge of mechanical wood handling machinery and/or equipment
  • The ability to extract and transport wood using a tractor and trailer which is fitted with a self-loading crane within a production setting
  • The ability to extract and transport wood with a tractor and trailer in a production setting
  • How to load, off-load and stack wood using a loader in a production setting
  • How to set up wood chipper knives and anvils in chipper machines and how to maintain them in a lumber mill
  • How to operate a wood chipper machine and/or equipment according to industry best practice
  • How to prepare an operational harvest plan
  • How to prepare, operate, and maintain a 3-wheeled loader in a non-production setting
  • How to prepare, operate, and maintain a self-propelled knuckle boom loader in a non-production setting
  • How to prepare, operate, and maintain a tractor in a non-production setting
  • How to prepare, operate, and maintain a vehicle-mounted knuckle boom loader in a non-production setting

Our accredited training provides valuable hands-on skills training that prepares and upskills chipper operators to undertake and complete the task at hand.
Our course will equip participants with all the knowledge and abilities needed to operate the machinery we stock and sell successfully and safely.
Get in touch with our team if you or your employees would like to attend our specialised training.

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    Training modules available at Africa Biomass Company

    • Comply with good housekeeping practices
    • Demonstrate knowledge of basic safety in forestry operations
    • Demonstrate knowledge of ground-based machine extraction
    • Demonstrate knowledge of mechanical timber handling equipment
    • Extract & transport timber using a tractor and trailer in a production situation
    • Extract & transport timber using a tractor and trailer in a production situation
    • Load, off-load and stack timber using a loader in a production situation
    • Maintain and set up chipper knives and anvils in chipper machines in a lumber mill
    • Operate a wood chipper according to industry norms
    • Prepare an operational harvest plan
    • Prepare, operate, and maintain a 3-wheeled loader in a non-production situation
    • Prepare, operate, and maintain a self-propelled knuckle boom loader in a non-production situation
    • Prepare, operate, and maintain a tractor in a non-production situation
    • Prepare, operate, and maintain a vehicle-mounted knuckle boom loader in a non-production situation
    Once you have invested in a wood chipper machine, you will require operational training either for yourself or your employees that will be operating the machines.

    Chipper training is recommended to avoid costly mistakes, injuries and to get the most out of your equipment on-site. Reach out to our team to enquire on our SETA certified training programs or modules. We are happy to conduct training at your premises if preferred.

    Africa Biomass Company