Project Hercules – Chainsaw Training

Chainsaw Basic certification allows Scouters over the age of 21 to operate a chainsaw on Scouting property. This two-year certification will teach provide instruction on the proper and safe use of a chainsaw. Participants will spend their two online sessions learning the building blocks and introductory principles to prepare them for their in-person practicum day. In this course, participants will learn:

  • What proper safety attire is required and how to use it
  • How to conduct a daily chainsaw inspection
  • The proper techniques to buck and limb a downed tree
  • Important tips to remain safe while operating a chainsaw
  • How to care for a chain saw for the long-term
  • How to get yourself out of a dangerous situation

All of our currently scheduled Chain Saw Basic Certification Courses have been completed. Check back on our website and calendar later for future dates in the fall and next spring.

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