Participants undertaking this training in this course will develop the skills and knowledge required by chainsaw operators to maintain engine or electrically operated hand-held chainsaws. It includes sharpening chains and completing routine and frequently required service requirements as well as periodic servicing. Work is completed in a variety of work settings including a forest environment, agricultural, workshop, arboretum and horticultural settings.
The following units will be included in your certificate:
Participants must have the capacity to undertake the physical requirements of the course, for example be able to use tools and equipment to maintain a chainsaw
And have reading and writing skills to read instructions and complete fault logs etc.
Individuals undertaking this course will be expected to complete both written and practical assessment tasks.
Performance tasks –
- Plan and prepare for service/maintenance activities
- Conduct chainsaw maintenance activities
- Complete maintenance records and clean up
Documentation – Completion of an equipment fault log.
Theory assessment – A written assessment consisting of multiple-choice and short answer questions. The student must complete all assessment questions.