Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
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.