The Penn-Del Chapter of the ISA will be offering the Chain Saw Specialist Course on December 8th, 2021. This course is in partnership with the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) and includes the Chain Saw Specialist Guide.

TCIA’s Tree Care Academy Chain Saw Specialist course is designed to train tree care employees in hazards, as well as accepted practices for chain saw operation and other associated tasks.

Chain Saw Specialist Manual

The course covers:

Hazard awareness
Procedures for chain-saw operation and maintenance
Correct PPE for chain-saw operators
Use of a chain saw aloft
Communicating with crew members for fellers, climbers and bucket operators
Tree inspections and building a work plan
Bucking, felling and pruning cut techniques


* This course does not involve participant use of a chainsaw.
Chainsaws will be there for display and educational purposes only. *


When: December 8, 2021 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Deep Creek Stone Lodge
2058 Snyder Rd.
Perkiomenville, PA 18074


Cost: $30 for Penn-Del ISA members
$35 for non-members


Lunch, the TCIA's Chain Saw Specialist Online Course Guide,
and the online exam are included with your registration.