Chainsaw Level 1 Training

Unit Codes & Titles

FWPCOT3327 Maintain chainsaws
FWPCOT2239 Trim and cut felled trees


1 day (8 hours) face to face

+ pre course learning

Corporate Course Fee

$1,795 for up to 10 people

Public Course Fee

$315 per person

Public Course Dates (Sunshine Coast)

March: 18

April: 15

May: 13 | 27

Public Course Dates (Brisbane)

March: 18

April: 15

May: 13 | 27

Public Course Dates (Gladstone)

Upon enquiry

This training course provides in depth knowledge on both how to maintain a hand held chainsaw (including maintenance, servicing, sharpening, cleaning, storage, fuel and more) and how to safely trim and cut already felled trees.

There will be both theoretical and practical delivery; and each participant will be assessed on their theoretical and practical competence for both Maintain chainsaws  and Trim and cut felled trees. General workplace legislative and regulatory requirements apply to this unit; specific licensing or certification requirements may apply in some states and territories.

Chainsaw Level 1 training applies to personnel who are currently working / or looking for work in arboriculture, forestry, agriculture, horticulture, primary or civil industries.

Students are required to complete Pre Course Learning for this course.

Upon booking students will receive an email Booking Confirmation with the Student Manual and Pre Course Questionnaire attached. The student shall read the Student Manual and complete the Pre Course Questionnaire prior to the course commencement. These Pre Course Questionnaires will be reviewed by the Trainer / Assessor upon commencement of training.

Face to face training and assessment is conducted at one of Link Resources Training purpose built training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted on-site at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.


Link Resources Training Facilities

9 Tandem Av,

Warana QLD 4575

4/31 Henry St,

Loganholme QLD 4129

Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Link Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO 45483).

Please see the Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy below in Student Information for all details on Payments for your course.

Payment can be made via direct bank transfer, eftpos, cash or cheque. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email [email protected] or call 0730365249.

Upon confirming a booking, students will be sent a ‘Booking Confirmation’ via e-mail that contains a booking form and LLN pre-assessment.

All candidates must be literate in the English Language (no interpreters allowed).

Due to the physical performance requirements of course, all students are required to have the physical capability of operating a 5-7kg chainsaw.

Special client needs will be identified through initial contact with reception staff, receipt of application materials, and orientation events prior to the commencement of training and or assessment.

No pre-requisites exist for this course.

Training & Education Pathways: After completing this course students may undertake a range of associated arboriculture, forestry, agriculture, horticulture or conservation / land management units and qualifications.

Employment Pathways: After completing this course students may seek employment in arboriculture, forestry, agriculture, horticulture, primary or civil industries.

Registered Training Organisation

This course and all related training and assessment services are delivered by Link Resources Training Pty Ltd (RTO Provider Number 45483).

Student Information

See Link Resources Student Handbook
See Link Resources Payments, Cancellations and Refund Policy
See Link Resources Complaints or Appeals Policy

Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfer

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is the acknowledgement of a persons current skills and knowledge acquired through previous training, work or life experience.

Credit Transfer (CT) is the granting of credit to an individual for units of competency / modules previous completed.

Please email [email protected] or call 0730365249 for a RPL Application Form and RPL Kit or Credit Transfer Application Form.

Equipment & PPE requirements

Link Resources supply all equipment necessary for all students to undertake training and encourage students to bring along their own relevant equipment, procedures and other information.

For our public courses at our purpose built training facilities trainees must wear suitable clothing (t-shirt, pants and closed in footwear as a minimum).

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