The advanced chainsaw level is for people who have completed levels 1 & 2 in chainsaw safety.  A good portion of time is focused on hands on topics.

  • Tree height/weight determination
  • Precision felling/gunning sight
  • Felling trees of various sizes/forward, side & back lean/wedging
  • Evaluating hazardous situations of trees
  • Release cut methods/bucking techniques
  • Blow down and hung up trees/limiting factors
  • Terrain


Each person is required to have for this course PPE (saw chaps/cutting pants, hardhat with visor/safety glasses, gloves, and steel toed boots/cut resistant, hearing protection).

Chainsaw must be in working order, fuel and bar oil.

Certificate will be issued upon completion of class.

NOTE:  Must have 20 hours of previous chainsaw safety training before enrolling in this level.