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Chainsaw Operator

Enrol in Chainsaw Operator

Course Code: MECH082

Acquire the knowledge and basic skills to handle a chainsaw safely, fell trees properly and adopt safe practices. Based on the competency standards set by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities and developed by the Workplace Safety North, this course will teach you proper chainsaw use, maintenance and sharpening, and safety techniques for chainsaw handling before we spend two days in the bush (off-site) practising these techniques with an emphasis on safety methods. You must provide your own working chainsaw, supplies, and safety equipment and be physically fit to take this course. Additionally, you must be 19 years of age or older and/or a high school graduate.

Attend this course in person

  • Shawn Bloom

Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday

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Your final two days of training will take place at an off-site cutting lot. Please refer to the mandatory PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) list below for equipment you must bring with you on these days in order to participate in this training experience.

Continuing Education & Corporate Training Office

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1502