Short Course Details

Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

AHCMOM213 – Operate and maintain chainsaws

This course will enable participants to identify, understand and control the hazards associated with chainsaw use.

This one day course also covers:

  • 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 the workplace or for private use.

Subject matter expert:
Peter Tutt, A Plus Training Solutions
Registered training organisation:
RTO Code: 0846
9 April 2018
one day

​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:

  • Fall Trees Manually Basic (FWPCOT2236);
  • Fall Trees Manually Intermediate (FWPFGM3212); or
  • Certificate III in Agriculture (AHC30110) where they meet eligibility requirements.
$275 full fee
Fee includes:
Issue of Statement of Attainment and Wallet VOC (verification of competency) Card.

​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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