Operate and Maintain Chainsaws AHCMOM213
Outcome: Nationally recognised statement of atttainment and competency card
Course Duration: 6-8 hours (experience, competency and class size dependent)
Location: Onsite or offsite, statewide
Pre-requisites: Must be 16 years of age and possess basic language, literacy and numeracy skills
What to bring: USI Number (https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi). Biscuits, tea, coffee and drinks are provided. There are many takeaway food options nearby or feel free to bring your own lunch
PPE requirements: Safety boots, long pants and Hi Vis long sleeve shirt.
Assist in preparation of work-site
Recognise and apply workplace safety procedures
Check and prepare chainsaw for use
Complete and check chainsaw operation
This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a hand-held chainsaw and maintain it in working condition.
This unit applies to cross-cutting fallen timber using safe cutting techniques.
The unit applies to 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.
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.