Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

Learn how to safely operate a chainsaw with RIST

This course will equip learners with the fundamental understanding of how to safely operate and maintain a chainsaw. In the 2-day course students will undertake practical training in basic branch and limb trimming as well as sharpening and cleaning of a chainsaw. Stihl have supplied us with new chainsaws & PPE gear, so our students have the best experience possible. On completion of the course students will obtain a sense of independence and confidence when using a chainsaw. 

Duration: 2 consecutive days

Restrictions: Students MUST be 16 or older

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Further information

If you would like further information regarding this course contact the RIST office directly on 1800 883 343.

Student operating a Chainsaw