Course Information

This online power saw training course will help you respect and gain safety knowledge of this powerful tool. You will gain knowledge of your chainsaw’s hazards and limits in order to keep you and others safe.

This online course provides you with the knowledge and safety tips necessary to operate and control your chainsaw regardless if you are cutting trees or construction materials.  This course covers the necessary preparations, safety measures, cutting techniques, and operational procedures needed to safely complete your work.

Industry Course Recognition

This course content provider is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for their subject matter expertise on this topic.  They are also listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.

Modules Cover

  • Module 1: Parts of Chainsaw
  • Module 2: Preparation – PPE
  • Module 3: Hazard Identification
  • Module 4: Cutting Techniques
  • Module 5: Tree Felling

Modules Details

Course Standards

Duration Time: Approximately 60 minutes

Passing Grade: Testing is conducted to evaluate the knowledge acquired in this online course. Students are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing grade of 80% or greater.

Certificate: Upon successful completion of the competency assessment, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. You can access your certificate through your online account.

Certificate Expiry: Valid for 3 years from the course completion date indicated on the certificate.

What Will I Learn?

  • Required personal protective equipment (PPE) in the forestry industry
  • Parts of the chainsaw
  • Chainsaw maintenance and preparation
  • Effective tree-cutting techniques with an emphasis on safety
  • Forestry danger zones and hazardous trees
  • Proper stance for sawing
  • Chainsaw operator fatigue

This Course is for

This online training course is designed for personnel who work with chainsaws in the forestry industry. The course is intended as supporting material to practical hands-on training and adequate practice opportunities to develop and maintain safe chainsaw skills.

System Requirements

This course is universally compatible on computers and mobile devices. The course is created using standards that will allow the online course to play on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including smartphone and tablets.





  • 60 minutes on-demand (self-paced) course
  • Access on computer and mobile device
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 3 Year Certificate

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