Chainsaw – Trim and Cut Felled Trees (Level 1 Chainsaw Operation)

Key Details

Price: From $650 depending on location. GST free
Duration: 2 days

How to safely operate and maintain a chainsaw for removing a fallen tree using a range of cutting techniques.

At completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • identify and follow WHS requirements for chainsaw operations
  • maintain a chainsaw
  • operate a chainsaw safely and efficiently in a range of situations
  • felled trees are cross-cut to industry standards

Learning outcomes:

  • identify cross cutting requirements
  • prepare and maintain equipment
  • assess tree and plan cutting
  • trim and cross cut tree safely and efficiently

For more information please call Kim Griffiths on 02 4936 8881 or visit the website here.

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Study Units

Day 1

  • WHS requirements
  • identify operational hazards and control measures
  • chainsaw design, components, servicing and chain sharpening
  • start up and shut down procedures
  • basic cross cutting techniques

Day 2

  • basic cross cutting techniques continued
  • controlling kickback
  • servicing and sharpening as required
  • advanced cross cutting techniques
  • field exercises eg. cutting timber in binds, oversize logs, boring, ripping, limbing and trimming
  • trim and cross-cut felled trees to site plan requirements
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