Operate and Maintain Chainsaws (AHC Unit)

Australian Testing Services

This unit is part of the Agriculture, Horticulture and Conservation and Land Management Training Package. It describes the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a hand-held chainsaw and maintain it in working condition. It applies to cross-cutting fallen timber using safe cutting techniques. It 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.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education

Subjects you can Study:

Assist in preparation of work site; Recognise and apply workplace safety procedures; Check and prepare chainsaw; Operate chainsaw; Complete and check chainsaw operation.

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Ararat No info No 1 day
Portland No info No 1 day
Laverton North No info No 1 day
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