Find a Non-Logging Chainsaw Trainer

Non-logging chainsaw trainers provide training for workers pursuing work outside of the logging industry, such as a construction site, lumberyard, or any workplace using chainsaws.

Trainer qualifications include: 

  1. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in chainsaw operation
  2. Successful completion of the Introduction to Professional Chainsaw Operation (IPCO) training;
  3. Successful completion of IPCO Train-the-Trainer Program;
  4. Successful completion of a Generic Train the Trainer Program (or equivalent). 
Non-logging chainsaw trainers receive refresher training and updated training material from WSN during regular refresher training sessions which are provided every three years. 
All non-logging chainsaw trainers maintain a high standard of program competency and utilize the most current training program material for all training.
Non-logging trainers offer chainsaw training to meet non-logging employers unique chainsaw needs, based on WSN training material that includes all four modules of the Introduction to Professional Chainsaw Operation (IPCO) training program: 
  • Module 1: Chainsaw Sharpening and Maintenance
  • Module 2: Safe Chainsaw Handling
  • Module 3: Felling and Limbing
  • Module 4: Field Practice 

Non-logging Chainsaw Trainers

Gerald Guenkel
134 Elm Street
South Hampton, ON N0H 2L0 
Jamie Healy
142 Cundles Road East
Barrie, ON L4M 2Z9 
Brian Kington
150703 Glencolin Line RR 4
Aylmer, ON N5H 2R3 
Joe Pouliot
Sir Sanford Fleming College
Brealey Drive
Peterborough, ON K9J 7B1 
Graham Underwood
6144 Seventh Line
Belwood, ON N0B 1J0