Chain Saw Course

NEW AFRICA SKILLS DEVELOPMENT (PTY) LTD
CHAINSAW COURSE
COURSE CONTENT

Duration: 10 days*****    Dates of availability:
                                                                                                                   
Cost: Dependant on the number of days/number of learners*****   
  
Course content: The course is based on the following unit standards

• US ID 117061: Debranch felled trees using a chainsaw in a production situation.
• US ID 117069: Cross-cut felled trees using a chainsaw in a production situation.
• US ID 123233: Cut felled timber using a chainsaw and maintain chainsaw

 

1. COMPONENTS OF THE CHAINSAW

4. CHAINSAW OPERATING BASICS

4.1 Carrying the chainsaw
4.2 Refueling the chainsaw
4.3 Pre-start safety checks 
4.4 Starting the chainsaw
4.5 Pre-use checks

2. CHAINSAW SAFETY

2.1 Personal protective equipment
2.2 Safety features of the chainsaw
2.3 Health hazards related to chainsaws

5. CHAINSAW OPERATING TECHNIQUES

 5.1 Basic cuts: Boring cut, Up- cut, Down- cut
 5.2 Directional felling
 5.3 Debranching
 5.4 Crosscutting
 5.5 Special felling techniques

3. FORCES INVOLVED IN A WORKING CHAINSAW

3.1 Kickback
3.2 Pushing cut
3.3 Pulling cut

6. BASIC CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE FOR OPERATORS

6.1 Understanding the cutting attachment
6.2 Guidebars
6.3 Filing
6.4 Tensioning of the chain
6.5 Daily maintenance
6.6 Weekly maintenance
6.7 Monthly maintenance

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