Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners
FWPCOT2237 Mapping and Delivery Guide
Issue Date: January 2019
||Unit of Competency||FWPCOT2237 - Maintain chainsaws|
|Learning Outcomes and Application||This unit of competency describes the outcomes required to maintain engine or electrically operated hand-held chainsaws. It includes sharpening chains and completing routine and frequently required service requirements as well as periodic servicing. Work is completed in a variety of work settings including a forest environment, agricultural, workshop, arboretum and horticultural settings.The unit applies to chainsaw operators. No licensing, legislative, regulatory, or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.|
|Duration and Setting||X weeks, nominally xx hours, delivered in a classroom/online/blended learning setting.
The following resources must be made available:
engine or electrically operated hand-held chainsaws
tools and equipment used to repair and maintain chainsaws
consumable chainsaw parts, oil and fuel
personal protective equipment suitable for repairing and maintaining chainsaws including:
Cut resistant leg protection
First aid kit
High visibility clothing
Chain mesh gloves
manufacturersâ€™ instructions and recommendations for repair and maintenance of chainsaws
template documents for recording repairs, maintenance activities and equipment faults.
organisational procedures for repairing and maintaining chainsaws.
Competency is to be assessed in the workplace or a simulated environment that accurately reflects performance in a real workplace setting.
hold the appropriate assessor competency standards as outlined in regulations; and
be able to demonstrate vocational competencies at least to the level being assessed; and
be able to demonstrate how they are continuing to develop their VET knowledge and skills as well as maintaining their industry currency and assessor competence.
|Development and validation strategy and guide for assessors and learners||Student Learning Resources||Handouts
|Assessment 1||Assessment 2||Assessment 3||Assessment 4|
|Elements of Competency||Performance Criteria|
|Element: Prepare for chainsaw maintenance|
|Element: Complete chainsaw maintenance|
|Element: Complete maintenance records and clean up|