Chainsaw - $270

  • (AHCMOM213) Operate and Maintain Chainsaws – (Western Power specified Unit)
  • (FWPCOT2237) Maintain Chainsaws
  • (FWPCOT2238) Cut Material with a Hand Held Chainsaw
  • (FWPCOT2239) Trim and Cut Felled Trees       

This unit covers safe working practices when operating and maintaining chainsaws.

Student Requirements

  • Students must have the language, literacy, numeracy (LLN) and physical capabilities to meet the performance criteria of this unit.                                                                  (For further information or if you have any concerns regarding LLN and/or physical capabilities please contact the office)
  • Students must wear standard work wear, enclosed safety shoes, long shirt and pants.

Course Details

  • Where: Stoneville
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Group bookings are available at your site or ours. Please contact our office on 94178888 for pricing and site requirements. Up to 10 participants per group.

This nationally accredited course provides participants with the knowledge and skills required to operate and maintain a chainsaw, prepare and cur materials and trim and cut felled trees with a hand held chainsaw.

Upon Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and wallet sized card for:

  • (AHCMOM213) Operate and Maintain Chainsaws – (Western Power specified Unit)
  • (FWPCOT2237) Maintain Chainsaws
  • (FWPCOT2238) Cut Material with a Hand Held Chainsaw
  • (FWPCOT2239) Trim and Cut Felled Trees 

Designed For
This Unit is recommended for participants who are required to operate and maintain chainsaws in the workplace. (eg. construction, agricultural or horticultural environments.)

Pre-Requisites
There are no pre-requisite units for this course.

Assessment
Participants must have the ability to read and write English and be able to perform practical assessment as required.

Course Details

Individual bookings:

  • Where: Stoneville
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Time: 8.00am to 4.00pm
  • Dress: Clean standard work wear, enclosed safety shoes, long shirt and pants

Group Bookings:

  • Group bookings are available at your site or ours in Stoneville. Please contact our office on 94178888 for pricing and site requirements. Up to 8 participants per group.

Course Outline

  • Course induction & enrolment
  • Identify Hazards and implement safe operating procedures
  • Safely cross-cut fallen timber, tension and compression cuts
  • Quality of recovery
  • Safe and environmentally responsible workplace practices
  • Licenses and permits
  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • Estimates, calculations and volumes
  • Recording and reporting
  • Sharpening chain, chain selection
  • Tensioning chain
  • Maintenance of fuels, oils, air filters and spark plugs
  • Practical exercises and Assessment

Upon Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, each participant will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment and wallet sized card in one or more of the above units listed below dependent upon meeting the criteria required, experience and needs of the participants.
AHCMOM213 Operate and Maintain Chainsaws – (Western Power specified Unit)
FWPCOT2237 Maintain Chainsaws
FWPCOT2238 Cut Material with a Hand Held Chainsaw
FWPCOT2239 Trim and Cut Felled Trees