This unit describes the outcomes required to carry out maintenance of hand-held chainsaws. It relates to the maintenance and servicing requirements of chainsaw powerheads and cutting attachments; chain sharpening, cleanup, storage procedures and recording requirements.
FWPCOT2237 – Maintain chainsaws
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.
The unit applies to chainsaw operators.
Elements in this unit are:
1. Prepare for chainsaw maintenance
2. Complete chainsaw maintenance
3. Complete maintenance records and clean up
No licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
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Your course consists of learning material, theory assessment, and a practical assessment.
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