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Chainsaw Training

Workspace Training offers the full range of nationally recognised chainsaw competencies, including maintenance, cross-cutting, and tree falling at basic, intermediate and advanced levels.

The training and assessment is carried out by our specialist trainers, who own their own chainsaw training businesses and auspice to us as the RTO.

All of our trainers are recognised industry experts. Our clients include National Parks and Wildlife Service, Fire Brigade, Defence Forces, State Emergency Services, local councils, botanic gardens, RAAF, tree work contractors, 4WD clubs and private individuals.

Interactive CDs

We have produced an interactive CD for learners undertaking chainsaw training. The topics covered range from chainsaw maintenance through to advanced tree falling. For more information, go to Chainsaw operation – beginner to advanced.

Our training partners

Below are our chainsaw training partners, listed according to the regions they most frequently work in. However, they all travel extensively, and collectively deliver training throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific region.

Chainsaw Accreditation and Safety Training
Ray Stone: 0429 300323
STS logo Safety Training Services
Colin Mears: 0427 906199
NT, Tiwi Islands and other remote areas


Standard chainsaw courses

Click on the links below to see the duration and topics covered in these standard courses:

Cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw

Trim and cut felled trees (Level 1chainsaw operation)

Basic and intermediate tree falling (Level 2 chainsaw operation)

Advanced tree falling (Level 3 chainsaw operation)

Chainsaw competencies offered

  • FWPCOT2237: Maintain chainsaws
  • FWPCOT2238: Cut materials with a hand-held chainsaw
  • FWPCOT2239: Trim and cut felled trees
  • FWPCOT2236: Fall trees manually (basic)
  • FWPFGM3212: Fall trees manually (intermediate)
  • FWPFGM3213: Fall trees manually (advanced)
  • FWPHAR3220: Harvest trees manually (intermediate)
  • FWPHAR3221: Harvest trees manually (advanced)
  • AHCPCM203: Fell small trees
  • AHCMOM213: Operate and maintain chainsaws

Issue of chainsaw tickets

All participants who are assessed as competent will receive a Statement of Attainment showing the competencies they have been accredited in as well as a chainsaw ticket. For more information on the purpose of a chainsaw ticket, please click on the link below.

Who needs a chainsaw ticket?

Picture below: Ray Stone (left) instructs a learner in how to line up a scarf cut.

Ray Stone is training a tree faller

Workspace Training policy documents:

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