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SSAHC0005

Operate and Maintain Chainsaws Skill Set

Learn how to safely operate and maintain a chainsaw.

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TIME 2 days / Full Time NEXT START DATE 13 Jun 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Darling Downs and South West Wide Bay Burnett Far North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On Campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$360 - $460

Course overview

Learn how to safely operate a chainsaw to cut timber.

This short course describes the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a chainsaw. You will also learn how to maintain it in working condition. 

Operating a chainsaw applies to cross-cutting fallen timber using safe cutting techniques.

Course outcome:

Statement of Attainment of accredited unit.

What you will study.

The successful achievement of this unit of skill requires you to complete the unit listed below.

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • AHCMOM213
    Operate and maintain chainsaws
    UNIT CODE :
    AHCMOM213
    Unit description :
    This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to safely operate a hand-held chainsaw and maintain it in working condition.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Operate and maintain chainsaws
Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Ipswich
13 Jun 2022
1 day
Part time
Classroom
  • Full fee: $360
Ipswich
12 Sep 2022
1 day
Part time
Classroom
  • Full fee: $360
Ipswich
07 Nov 2022
1 day
Part time
Classroom
  • Full fee: $360
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Warwick
16 May 2022
1 day
Part time
Classroom
  • Full fee: $360
Warwick
25 Jul 2022
1 day
Part time
Classroom
  • Full fee: $360
Toowoomba
20 Oct 2022
1 day
Part time
Classroom
  • Full fee: $360
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Kingaroy
14 Nov 2022
1 day
Part time
Classroom
  • Full fee: $360
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Walkamin
12 May 2022
2 days
Full time
Classroom
  • Full fee: $460

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Operate and Maintain Chainsaws Skill Set (SSAHC0005)

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Operate and Maintain Chainsaws Skill Set

COURSE CODE: SSAHC0005
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Selection criteria

It is recommended that you have completed year 10 or are 16 years of age or above, and that you have had experience operating a chain saw and can safely operate equipment on sloping or uneven ground.

Please note that enrolments close one week prior to the course date.

Resources Required

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including; steel-capped boots, safety glasses, gloves, long sleeved shirt long pants, pens and writing paper.  Chaps and a safety helmet will be supplied by TAFE Quensland for you to use during class.

Pathways

University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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