Chainsaw Operation and Maintenance

Course Code [Bundled] TGS-2021002664
Level 2
Suitable For

Arboriculture worker and technician

This course may be taken by entry-level workers without prior experience in chainsaw operation. CUGE does not offer chainsaw operation course at Level 1; the Level 2 course covers a wider range of knowledge and skills in the subject matter.

Course Duration 26 hours, inclusive of 2 hours of assessment
Course Outline
  • Recognise hazards and risks associated with chainsaw operations
  • Select and use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate for the work
  • Understand the different procedures and guidelines for common types of chainsaws used in the industry
  • Perform pre-operational checks and calibration of chainsaws 
  • Set up safe work area to minimise worksite risks and hazards 
  • Operate chainsaw on ground to saw tree trunks using required techniques 
  • Implement processes to minimise negative environmental impacts associated with chainsaw operations
  • Perform post-operational checks and maintenance

This is a bundled course that replaces the following discontinued WSQ courses: 

  • LS-MT-102E-1: Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance, and  
  • LS-MT-103E-1: Operate Chainsaws Safely for Ground Work
Course Fee

Singapore Citizens and PRs: $80.00 (Nett after 90% SSG Grant, inclusive of GST)
Foreigners: $800.00 (Inclusive of GST)
*Terms and conditions apply.
Please refer HERE for information on available funding and eligibility. 

Registration
All successful registrants will receive a confirmation email.

 

Chainsaw Operation and Maintenance (Refresher)

Course Code LNS-GNM-2001-1.1-R
Level 2
Suitable For This is a non-WSQ course for individuals who would like to refresh (re-certify) their chainsaw training.
Pre-requisites Participants must have completed the following WSQ courses:
  • Chainsaw Operation and Maintenance (Level 2) or
  • Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance and Operate Chainsaws Safely for Ground Work
Course Duration 26 hours, inclusive of 2 hours of assessment
Course Outline
  • Refresher and assessment of skills required for safe chainsaw operations
  • Upon passing the assessment, participant will receive a “Chainsaw Operator” card with a 2-year validity period.

This course replaces the discontinued non-WSQ course “Chainsaw Safety and Maintenance & Operate Chainsaws Safely for Ground Work (Re-Certification)”.

Course Fee

$201.89
*Terms and conditions apply.

Registration
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