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Chainsaw Training

What is the Chainsaw Training course?

Chainsaw Training

2-Day Workshop – No fewer than 16 hours.

This course is designed for individuals seeking instruction on how to properly use and care for a gasoline- or battery-powered chainsaw and is ideal for homeowners looking for guidance or first responders who are required to use chainsaws in emergency situations.


  • Physical ability to hold and control a chainsaw.
  • Ability and willingness to follow directions.
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather.
  • Must be drug and alcohol-free during training.

What you will learn:

  • How to safely use chainsaws
  • How to identify the parts and properly disassemble, clean, and reassemble the chainsaw
  • The chainsaw’s safety features
  • Useful knots
  • FLEM
  • How to conduct a job briefing, site inspection, and tree inspection
  • How to recognize when to call in the professionals

What you will receive:

  • ACRT Arborist Training certificate of completion
  • ANSI Z133 Safety Standards
  • A pass/fail grade

Students are encouraged to bring their own PPE and gear, but ACRT will have gear on-hand for students to share.

Cost: $440 for open enrollment classes.

Please call for on-site class cost.

Phone :800.622.2562

Our organization felt confident in the return on that investment in the form of reduced injuries, less downtime and fewer claims. We also know that our employees saw and felt the benefit, and we received positive feedback after the initiative was complete.

Les Day, Safety DirectorMountain F. Enterprises