Chainsaw – Fell small trees



Fell small trees

Assessment Description

Written assessment and practical observation

Who should attend

Persons working in the areas of Arboriculture, Agriculture & Horticulture where from time to time they are required to fell small trees


Course Type

Short Course

Group Size

4 to 8

Course Aims

To train staff who operate chainsaws in the correct & effective operation ensuring awareness of safety & basic maintenance issues.

Course Size

1 x 6.5 hours, 1 x 3.5 hours


AHCARB205A Operate & Maintain Chainsaws

Course Content

The course covers the competency requirements for AHCARB202A. The course requires the felling of small trees in an environment where there are only low risk hazards. It covers the assessment of conditions & surroundings in the area where the tree is to be felled. The course covers also the clean-up of the area & following of safe working procedures. The felling is performed under strict supervision. The course also covers aspects & theory regarding team felling. Competency will be demonstrated during the course & some theoretical work