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Chainsaw - Operate and Maintain - AHCMOM213

Chainsaw - Operate and Maintain - AHCMOM213

This two-day course aims to train staff that operate chainsaws in the correct and effective operation ensuring awareness of safety and basic maintenance issues.

Day 1: Theory

  • Timber Industry Act;
  • Australian standard relating to chainsaws;
  • Sharpening and tuning;
  • Kick back;
  • Employer’s obligations and employee’s obligations;
  • Professionalism;
  • Safety;
  • Cross-cutting
  • Maintenance of the saw and essential servicing;
  • Personal Protective Equipment;
  • Cutting attachments;
  • Theory of felling.

Day 2: Practical

  • Safety;
  • Basic operational principles;
  • Tree assessment and preparation;
  • Environmental impact;
  • Heading and limbing.

Who is this course for?

All staff who operate a chainsaw within the work environment. Always be aware that the chainsaw is dangerous in untrained hands.


Chainsaws and equipment provided by ATAC.
Wear outside work wear and closed in boots/shoes.

This training will be delivered and assessed by Australian Training & Consulting (ATAC) – RTO ID 90886. Statements of Attainment will be issued to students assessed as competent by ATAC.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.