Short Course Details

Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

AHCMOM213 – Operate and maintain chainsaws

This two day course covers the following:

  • identifying and controlling associated hazards (theory and practical);
  • personal protective equipment as per Australian Standard;
  • chainsaw safety features  as per Australian Standard;
  • pre-start checks and maintenance (theory and practical);
  • chain sharpening (theory and practical);
  • safe starts, operation and cutting techniques (theory and practical);
  • post operational checks and maintenance (theory and practical); and
  • clean up.

On completion of this course students receive a Statement of Attainment for the one nationally recognised unit of competency in which they are deemed competent. This unit can be used towards a Certificate II or III in Agriculture.

Suitable for:

​those using chainsaws in their work.

Subject matter expert:
To be confirmed
Registered training organisation:
South Regional TAFE
RTO Code: 52790
2-3 October 2017
2 days

​there are no prerequisites for this course however students must be over the age of 17.

Further study options:

students who complete this course may be interested in progressing to a Certificate III in Agriculture (AHC30110) or an Integrated Diploma of Agriculture (Academic Program in Agricultural Technologies) where they meet eligibility requirements.

Fee includes:
fees to be confirmed.

​Muresk Institute offers a variety of accommodation with shared facilities (bathrooms and lounge/common rooms). For more information view our facilities and complete an accommodation request form.


​Prue Jenkins
General Manager
Muresk Institute
T: 9690 1556

The above information is correct at the time of publishing however may be subject to change.

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