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Chainsaw operations


Nationally Recognised TrainingThis 2 day nationally accredited course covers how to safely operate and maintain a chainsaw for removing a fallen tree using a range of cutting techniques.

Course code:

  • FPICOT2237A Maintain chainsaws
  • FPICOT2239A Trim and cut felled trees

Who should attend the course?

This accredited course is designed for individuals working in a range of outdoor roles, typically within the following industries:

  • Pastoral
  • Local government
  • Forestry
  • Construction
  • Agriculture
  • Mining, oil and gas industry sectors


  • Nil
  • Participants require sufficient LL&N skills to read and comprehend diagrams and estimate dimensions of trees

Mode of delivery:

  • Face to face training

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand WHS requirements, relevant laws, industry codes and site requirements
  • Identify operational hazards and control measures
  • Chainsaw design, components, servicing and chain sharpening
  • Troubleshooting
  • Field exercises, eg. Perform maintenance on saws
  • Start up and shut down procedures
  • Controlling kickback
  • Cross cutting requirements
  • Cross cutting techniques – basic and advanced
  • Assess tree and plan cutting
  • Field exercises, eg. Boring, ripping, trimming and limbing


Assessment is in two (2) parts:

  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Performance Assessment

Course duration:

  • 2 days


  • Course is conducted at your workplace or at a negotiated location
  • This course is nationally accredited.

Students competently completing the course will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in FPICOT2237A Maintain chainsaws and FPICOT2239A Trim and cut felled trees


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