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Chainsaw

Pricing

One Day (Has experience)
Price (Per Person): $310 + GST
Company Booking: $2400 + GST

Two Day (No experience)
Price (Per Person): $645 + GST
Company Booking: $4700 + GST

Refresher
Price (Per Person): $310 + GST
Company Booking: $2400 + GST

 

Purpose

This course enables the individual to operate a chainsaw effectively and safely for the purposes of limbing and firewood cutting as would be required in the workplace.

Skills Learned

In line with “best practice” guidelines the course encompasses both theory and practical lessons covering the following; legal requirements surrounding chainsaw use, use of PPE, basic chainsaw maintenance, Chain sharpening and bar dressing, pre-start checks, correct starting and operating techniques.

Utilising a mix of theory and practical delivery, subjects covered are; factors that affect the above content. This course does not cover use of a chainsaw on hill country.

 

NZQA UNIT STANDARD

One Day Programme

6917
Demonstrate basic chainsaw operation

Two Day Programme

6916
Demonstrate knowledge of the rules relating to chainsaw use

6917
Demonstrate basic chainsaw operation
 

Entry Criteria

The course requires a level of fitness to demonstrate competency for the skill being trained. 

RECOMMENDED:  It is recommended for unit 6917, to complete 6916 - Demonstrate knowledge of the rules relating to chainsaw use.


Site Requirements

To deliver chainsaw training at your site an appropriate open space to conduct the practical lessons is required, as well as material to saw.

VHNZ will provide a full set of chainsaw equipment but trainees are welcomed and encouraged to make their own equipment available for use during training. Please note all equipment supplied must be compliant.

1 or 2 days
Attendance
Numbers
MIN 6
MAX 8
Refresher Where the use of chainsaws is not an employee’s core job, and recognising the dangerous nature of operating a chainsaw, it is recommended as “best practice” that refresher training is completed every two years.
ATTENDANCE
NUMBERS
MINIMUM 6 MAXIMUM 10
DURATION: 1 Day

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