SETA Certified Operator Training

Add value to your business and your agricultural & wood chipper operators

Registered SETA Chipper Training Facility

Africa Biomass Company is the only SETA registered and fully qualified company to provide comprehensive wood chipper training for operators, in the private and commercial sectors.

After the successful completion of operator training, operators are fully qualified to operate any wood chipping equipment.

Training Facility & On-Site Training

Africa Biomass Company can provide training at our training facility at our head office in Worcester, Western Cape, or training can be provided on-site at a client’s premises.

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Training is provided on the following equipment

  • Hand-fed wood chippers
  • Horizontal grinders
  • Tractors & PTO
  • Trailer with self-loading crane
  • Loggers
  • Safety operations on the above equipment
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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.
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