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Is Accredited: Yes

Is this course Accredited? Yes.

National Code: FWPCOT2254 Maintain chainsaws and FWPCOT2256 Trim and cross cut felled trees

Course Currency Status: Current

Duration: 18 hours (2 days) face to face (Getabout Training Services runs both of these codes together to form the Chainsaw Course)

Mode of Delivery: Blended learning (Pre-learning & face to face)

Course Times: To be advised with the course confirmation

Course availability: Nationally (subject to trainer and venue availability), please follow to the course location button for location listing.

Unique Student Identifier (USI) required: Yes, all participants must supply a USI to enrol on the course.

What is a USI?- Find out here.


Get comfortable, confident and capable in handling a chainsaw. This two-day course led by highly experienced industry professionals gets you in the field, using chainsaws to tackle a wide range of situations.

Whether it’s clearing tracks, clearing storm damage, this course ensures you’re up to the task – and always put safety first.

You’ll learn how to:

  • identify appropriate cutting techniques
  • assess, secure and manage work areas
  • choose the right equipment for the job
  • use a range of cutting techniques for different types and sizes of material
  • clear debris correctly
  • perform chainsaw cleaning, maintenance and storage

Further student information, including Terms & Conditions​, is available here.   

Full course information for FWPCOT2254 can be found here .

Full course information for FWPCOT2256 can be found here .

How it works

When you register for the course, our office will issue you with an enrolment link (each course participant needs to complete, please complete as soon as possible)

On the first day of your training, you will receive your course material and work through under the guidance of the onsite instructor. We’ll review your answers and discuss any questions – then it’s time to rev up and get to work!

You’ll have access to a wide range of situations that require chainsaw operation, and you’ll get the chance to try your hand at a number of cutting techniques and patterns. Throughout the course, you’ll learn how to ensure that your own safety – and that of those around you – is paramount at all times. 

Participants will need to bring all their food and beverages.

 To ensure we promote correct WHS, there will be a maximum of 10 participants on a course.


  • Course training material is supplied, including chainsaws, axes and protective clothing including helmets and chaps.
  • AQF Certificates included on successful completion free of charge: FWPCOT2254 Maintain chainsaws and FWPCOT2256 Trim and cross cut felled trees.