FWPCOT2237 Maintain chainsaws
This unit describes the outcomes required to carry out maintenance of hand-held chainsaws. It relates to the maintenance and servicing requirements of chainsaw powerheads and cutting attachments; chain sharpening, clean-up, storage procedures and recording requirements.
General legislative, regulatory and workplace requirements apply to this unit; however there are no specific licensing or certification requirements at the time of publication.
FWPCOT2239 Trim and cut felled trees
This unit describes the outcomes required to trim and cut felled trees with a chainsaw. It is intended for use in situations where the production of timber is not the primary focus of the activity. The unit also includes equipment maintenance.
General workplace legislative and regulatory requirements apply to this unit; specific licensing or certification requirements may apply in some states and territories.
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Upon successful completion of the unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued.
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Are you interested in Chainsaw Operations? For more information about the course or how to apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07 3177 9912 or you can Apply Online.
Chainsaw Fall Trees (Intermediate) requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.
Chainsaw operations is designed for persons who use a chainsaw for simple tasks other than felling trees such as area maintenance.
Training and assessment is conducted at the Site Skills Training Brisbane facility located at 1 Nestor Drive, Meadowbrook, Logan 4131. Upon arrangement, Confined Space training can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.
There are no prerequisites to this operator's licence, however. Participants will not be able to apply for the HRW Licence until they are 18 years old. It is recommended that a person attains their working at heights qualification prior to undertaking this course.
- FWPCOT2237 Maintain chainsaws
- FWPCOT2239 Trim and cut felled trees
Chainsaw operations forms part of several nationally recognised qualifications from both the forestry and civil sectors.