Industry Certified Chainsaw Training and Safety Courses servicing Western Canada – Alberta, B.C. and Saskatchewan
The Chainsaw Faller Competency Program – Level I – Chainsaw Basics is the first level required in the steps to become a certified faller. In this program, you will learn the basics of chainsaw handling and operations and gain an understanding of personal and work site safety. This course is for anyone required to work with or around chainsaws at work or at home including trail or pipeline crews, seismic fallers and slashers, loggers, firefighters, arborists and more.

The program topics include:

  • Hazard assessment and control
  • Chainsaw inspection and maintenance
  • Chainsaw handling and operations
  • Safe limbing and bucking practices

The three day course includes one day of classroom instruction and two days of hands on training at a designated cutting site.

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a Chainsaw Competency Record Logbook and a wallet certificate that is valid for three years and are qualified to find work as a bucker (maximum six inches in diameter at breast height (DBH) trees.)