FWPCOT2237 Maintain chainsaws

COURSE OVERVIEW - This unit of competency describes the outcomes required to maintain engine or electrically operated hand-held chainsaws. It includes sharpening chains and completing routine and frequently required service requirements as well as periodic servicing. Work is completed in a variety of work settings including a forest environment, agricultural, workshop, arboretum and horticultural settings.



  • Prepare for chainsaw maintenance Use technology to assess timber.

  • Complete chainsaw maintenance.

  • Complete maintenance records and clean up.


DURATION - 3 days


PRE-REQUISITES - Nil Applicable


ASSESSMENTS - During this assessment you will work through a Theory Assessment and Practical Assessment with observable tasks. These activities will give you an understanding of this unit.


LICENCES & CERTIFICATION - This course is Nationally Recognised Training and applicants’ deemed competent at the conclusion of the course will be provided with a Statement of Attainment and a wallet-size competency card.