QQI Basic Chainsaw Course
This course is a safety awareness course on the use of Chainsaws. Candidates will be shown how to Maintain, Sharpen and Operate a chainsaw safely. This will include some cutting up of Felled Timber.
*if you require certified city and guilds chainsaw training visit our Forestry & Chainsaw sector
Slides on typical chainsaw accidents
Discussion on how to prevent these accidents
Safe operation procedures of chainsaws.
Practical session on chainsaw maintenance and operations
Checking safety features
Maintenance to chain bar.
Fuelling saw, mixing fuels, selection of oils.
Tightening and setting the chain
Using PPE (Required standard and specification)
Use of the saw and various types of cuts
Care of the saw in transport
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