Chainsaw Training

The OFSWA Accredited Chainsaw Training Course for Forest Fire Fighters in the Province of Ontario requires the following training elements: 


Day 1:Classroom 

     ·            Safety Equipment

     ·            Safety Practices

·            Cutting Techniques (felling, notching, de-limbing)

·            Saw Maintenance

·            Sharpening


Day 2: Field

      ·            Felling Techniques

·            Bucking Techniques

·            Safety

·            Practical Experience

·            Competency Testing by Examiner


Each candidate will cut down 8-10 trees and practice delimbing and bucking techniques. Each candidate will receive the manual "The Cutting Edge".

Schedules and Registration