Service and repair chainsaw cutting systems

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver AURP245371B, 'Service and repair chainsaw cutting systems'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for service and repair operation

1.1. Identify and confirm work to be carried out

1.2. Access and interpret service and repair procedures, workshop manuals and manufacturer information

1.3. Identify and prepare tools, equipment and materials required for servicing and repair job

1.4. Set up work area

2. Determine service and repair requirements

2.1. Check customer requirements and equipment specifications following workplace procedures

2.2. Follow safety procedures, including personal protection needs, for handling chainsaws

2.3. Remove chain and guide bar and inspect for wear and damage

2.4. Plan and cost service and repair procedure

2.5. Discuss recommended repair process with customer and obtain authorisation to proceed

3. Service and repair chainsaw cutting system

3.1. Select tooling and equipment to meet job requirements and check to ensure they are in good working order

3.2. Check equipment manufacturer/component supplier service specifications and recommendations

3.3. Remove components for repair procedure and inspect for condition and serviceability

3.4. Discard unusable components and retain reusable and repairable components following workplace procedures

3.5. Determine availability of replacement parts, qualified repair staff or subcontractors

3.6. Fit reusable, repaired and replacement parts in accordance with manufacturer/component supplier specifications and workplace procedures

3.7. Sharpen chain cutting system components to provide effective cutting edges

3.8. Adjust and tension components in accordance with manufacturer/component supplier specifications

3.9. Perform lubrication and alignment checks

4. Check chainsaw cutting system for normal operation

4.1. Identify and observe applicable occupational health and safety (OHS) requirements, including state/territory regulatory requirements and personal protection needs, for operating a chainsaw

4.2. Start up chainsaw and check operation of safety features against equipment specifications

4.3. Make any adjustments as required and re-test

4.4. Check adjustments, fluid levels and alignments

4.5. Complete workplace documentation and update customer and warranty information as required

5. Complete work and return unit to customer

5.1. Inspect repaired unit to ensure protective guards, cowlings and safety features are in place

5.2. Clean unit to workplace expectations

5.3. Clean work area, dispose of waste, and store tools and equipment in accordance with workplace procedures

5.4. Provide customer report on repairs and replacements and explain follow-up adjustments, use and care of equipment and warranty requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

AURP245371B appears in the following qualifications:

  • AUR30711 - Certificate III in Outdoor Power Equipment
  • AUR20811 - Certificate II in Outdoor Power Equipment