This is course provides you with the necessary skills and knowledge to safely operate a hand-held chainsaw and maintain it in working condition.
This course applies to:
cross-cutting fallen timber using safe cutting techniques.
individuals who apply low risk work procedures and comply with worksite health and safety requirements when operating hand-held chainsaws to carry out routine work.
Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language
Must be over 18 years of age
Must have good general health and fitness for practicals (eg. physical work)
Must have basic mathematical skills and knowledge to work out formulas
Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots
Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information: http://www.usi.gov.au
Due to the cost of running the chainsaw course, it is essential to meet the min students of 6. If this isn't reached, you will be contacted 5 days prior and rescheduled.
Desert to Coast Training and Assessing is currently in the process of adding the above unit to our scope of practice. These units were previously assessed through a third party agreement with NRTAFE (RTO 52788) but will be unavailable until our scope has been updated.