Established in 1995, Steve Smith Chainsaw Training is a fully mobile training organisation servicing all of QLD in delivering chainsaw courses in Nationally Recognised Units of Competency out of the following:

  • Certificate II in Forest Growing and Management
  • Certificate II in Sawmilling and Processing
  • Certificate II in Harvesting and Haulage
  • Certificate III in Forest Growing and Management

Steve Smith Chainsaw Training delivers training and assessments to a wide diversity of clientele regardless of your location including remote areas. Queensland is considered by us to be one large town. We come to your location to ensure you are cyclone or storm aftermath prepared or to provide you with the knowledge and skills enabling effective day to day job activities. We are fully equipped and provide all the relevant tools to deliver the training.

For all enquiries regarding fees, course structures, course certificates, training and or assessments please contact Steve Smith Chainsaw Training.

Steve Smith’s Story

In 1980 Steve Smith established his tree maintenance and tree removal business on the Sunshine Coast. In 1995 he was accredited with Advanced Tree Felling Instruction Qualifications and established his Nationally Recognised Training Organisation. Still active within the tree industry Steve Smith undertakes regular work in Papua New Guinea as well as contract tree climbing within South East Queensland for arboriculture companies and once again has his own Tree Removal Company on the Fraser Coast.

Steve is frequently engaged by various companies within Papua New Guinea to perform specific tree removal operations and to provide training for the staff enabling them to perform the work themselves.


“Steve has excellent practical & theoretical knowledge and presents these in an interesting way”

Shane Clark, Sunshine Coast Council 

“Professional and with clarity in instruction, demonstration and education this is refreshing as a trainee”

Jason Cole, Fencescape

“Excellent, Steve is a great communicator”

Henry Gort, Sunshine Coast Council

“Top Instructor in Steve Smith, very helpful in all aspects & easy to understand. Top Job & terrific course.”

Ian Alderton, Sunshine Coast Council


Owner/Trainer: Steve Smith
Administration: Karen Smith

Office Phone: 07 5485 7510
Steve Mobile: 0418 130 475

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

ABN: 78 348 769 932



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