Operate and Maintain Chainsaws
$300 (GST exempt)
The operate and Maintain Chainsaw Work Course is delivered over one day (8 hours) in a classroom and warehouse based setting from our Drouin sites. Please note: The course may be completed within a shorter or longer time frame depending on the participant's experience.
The Operate and Maintain Chainsaws Course will teach participants the required skills and knowledge to operate chainsaws in a safe and proficient manner in the workplace. Participants will learn how to inspect, adjust, safely operate and carry out basic saw maintenance, including mixing fuels, air filter cleaning, blade tension adjustment and saw sharpening.
Participants will be involved in a number of practical demonstrations in order to gain competency in chainsaw operations.
- Safety and legislative requirements.
- Chainsaw safety features.
- Risk assessment.
- Pre-start checks and starting procedures.
- Chainsaw operation, job completion and clean up.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
Applicants will be required to undertake pre-course reading to ensure an understanding of the learning content that will be reviewed in the class contact time. These materials will be supplied to the participants upon enrolment and payment of the course.
Basic English skills are required.
The course incorporates a variety of knowledge and theory based questionnaires and practical demonstration.
Upon successful completion participants will be issued with a wallet card and the following nationally recognised Statement of Attainment: AHCMOM213 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws.
What to Wear
All course participants are required to wear appropriate work attire including steel capped boots, safety helmet, hearing protection and safety glasses. Specific chainsaw protective clothing will be available for use during the training.
Morning Tea and Lunch
Participants are required to provide their own refreshments. Tea, coffee and water will be provided. There is a microwave available for use.