CHAINSAW COURSE – OPERATE AND MAINTAIN CHAINSAWS AHCMOM213
2021 - 2023
4 January 2018 - 31 December 2023
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Chainsaw Course Quick Overview:
- Location: Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast
- Cost: $289
- Unit of competency: AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws
- Schedule: Course runs three (3) times a month
- Duration: 1-day face to face
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Our trainers work in the industry and have current vocational currency
Standard Chainsaw Course:
A standard chainsaw course includes 1 day of training and assessment.
Overview of Operate and Maintain Chainsaws:
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.
This unit applies to individuals who undertake defined activities with specialised tools and methods, work in a structured context, apply knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy and limited judgement, and provide solutions to a limited range of predictable problems.
Work is implemented with low-risk work procedures and to comply with the Safe Work Method Statement documentation.
No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements are known to apply to this unit.
The unit applies to a chainsaw operator worker. If you’re using a chainsaw at work, you need to be able to demonstrate that you’ve been properly trained and formally assessed.
Anyone operating a chainsaw should apply for this course.
The course consists of the following topics:
- Assist in preparation of work site.
- Recognise and apply workplace safety procedures.
- Check and prepare chainsaws.
- Operate chainsaw.
- Complete and check chainsaw operation.
There are no entry requirements for the chainsaw course.
AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws
(On request, we can deliver AHCPCM205 Fell small trees the following day or as negotiated. The price is $328/student, a minimum of three students needed)
Please check the scheduled dates for AHCPCM205 Fell small trees otherwise.
(On request, we can deliver FWPCOT3301 Trim trees using a pole saw. The price is $390/student, a minimum of three students needed)
On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued a ‘Statement of Attainment’ certifying competence of the unit.
Chainsaw Course Delivery:
Operate and maintain chainsaws classroom (face to face) and practical training is conducted at the LT Training facilities:
- Sunshine Coast – Nambour facility at Youth Ave, PCYC Nambour, QLD, 4560
- Brisbane – Albany Creek Football Club – 620 S Pine Rd, Brendale, QLD, 4500
- Gold Coast – Woongoolba Tennis Club – 1042 Stapylton Jacobs Well Rd, Woongoolba, QLD, 4207
Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there are suitable facilities. We need a minimum of four people for other job sites.
FAQ about Chainsaw Training:
Q. Do I need a Chainsaw Licence in QLD?
A. No, there are no current mandatory training requirements for the operation of chainsaws in Queensland. However, it is strongly recommended for organisations and businesses to fulfil their duty of care and make sure everyone using a chainsaw has at minimum a nationally recognised accreditation (Licence).
Q. What are the different levels of chainsaw licence?
A. Level one (1) Chainsaw Licence – AHCMOM213 Operate and maintain chainsaws, or FWPCOT2239 Trim and Cut felled trees (we also offer this course)
Level two (2) Chainsaw Licence – AHCPCM205 Fell small trees, or FWPCOT2253 – Fell trees manually (basic) (we also offer this course – $328)
(AHC codes are more for gardening and maintenance – FWP codes are for the forestry industry)
Further Information on the Chainsaw course:
All training aids and safety equipment are provided for use as required. Maximum student numbers exist depending on the facility.
Please take the time to familiarise yourself with our Student Handbook which contains loads of information for our students including our policies and terms and conditions. The handbook will be in hardcopy format available with your face to face training. If you have any questions at all, we are happy to help.
LT Training does not offer RPL at this point in time due to the high-risk work activity and changing legislation.
Full payment for the course must be made at the time of booking. For billing information including who to write a cheque to please contact LT Training.
Our refund policy can be found in our student handbook here. “Once a course has commenced there will be no refund of the course fee”
LT Training primarily uses PCYC venues that are non-for-profit and give back to the local community. We run ‘Working at heights‘, ‘Confined space training‘, ‘Operate and maintain chainsaws‘, ‘White card‘, and ‘ACDC chemical licensing‘ at PCYC’s.
Our certificates are run anywhere in Queensland by doing online and face to face training. These courses include CERT II IN HORTICULTURE AHC20416, CERTIFICATE III IN PARKS AND GARDENS AHC31016, CERTIFICATE III IN INDIVIDUAL SUPPORT, CERTIFICATE III IN BUSINESS BSB30115, CERTIFICATE II IN WORKPLACE SKILLS BSB20120.