This training course aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic skills in chainsaw operation, maintenance and cross-cutting timber. This course will also aim to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic skills in operating a chainsaw from a MEWP. It introduces trainees to the hazards and risks involved with chainsaw operation and to comply with health and safety legislation. The length of training may vary depending on the objectives covered, the ratio of trainee/instructor and the ability and previous experience of the trainees. The delivery of training covers a mix of both theory and practical elements.