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Operate and Maintain Chainsaws skill set

State ID GAA23
Use a chainsaw safely

This course covers the process of operating and maintaining a chainsaw safely in an urban environment. 

Learn how to cross-cut fallen timber and other cutting techniques in this industry-relevant course and comply with mandatory codes of practice and relevant legislation. 

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Chainsaw sitting on the ground - not running

This skill set is part of the Skills Ready program. Other skill sets can be found on our courses page, using the Refine course results>Study mode filters.

When Semester 2, 2023.

Study Mode On Campus.

This course is suitable for people who operate chainsaws in an urban environment (it does not cover remote operators working in state forest).

This course has multiple start dates throughout the year, please express your interest below for information about the next intake. 

 

 

  • how to cross-cut fallen timber and the cutting techniques to maximise volume and quality recovery
  • complying with the mandatory codes of practice and legislation to safely operate a chainsaw in the workplace
  • application of skills and knowledge to cross-cut fallen timber 
  • identify cutting techniques to maximise volume and quality recovery 
  • comply with mandatory codes of practice and relevant legislation to safely operate chainsaws in the workplace along with duty of care to self, others and the environment 

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