Chainsaw Basic Felling Techniques (up to 200mm)

Lynher Training
In Gunnislake

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Important information

Typology Course
Location Gunnislake
Duration 4 Days
  • Course
  • Gunnislake
  • Duration:
    4 Days
Description


Suitable for: Anyone using a chainsaw to fell small trees for work or domestic purposes. Operators who are working for professional foresters or utility arborists (eg. Railtrack or the Forestry Commission) or those wishing to continue to felling trees over 200mm (or tree climbing) should attend the range of courses leading to a separate NPTC test.

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Gunnislake
Oakleigh House, Hoopers Lane, PL18 9NN, Cornwall, England
Starts On request
Location
Gunnislake
Oakleigh House, Hoopers Lane, PL18 9NN, Cornwall, England

Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-cutting (either Lantra or NPTC) All trainees must be over 17 years of age and in good health. Some First Aid training is advised.

Course programme

Chainsaw Basic Felling Techniques (up to 200mm)
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Who should enrol
Anyone using a chainsaw to fell small trees for work or domestic purposes. Operators who are working for professional foresters or utility arborists (eg. Railtrack or the Forestry Commission) or those wishing to continue to felling trees over 200mm (or tree climbing) should attend the range of courses leading to a separate NPTC test.

Operatives should have a certificate of basic training.

Content Summary
Introduction & aims
Safe working procedures
Protective clothing
Starting & pre-use checks
Practical demonstrations & safe use
A Safe working area
Preparation, felling & de-limbing
Storage & transport
Legislative issues
Assessments

Assessment
Practical assessment with short questions at end of course.

Course Material
Manufacturers handbook, maintenance manual, HSE guidelines, Lantra Workbooks

Duration
1 day for experienced users (3 years experience recommended) 2 days for less experienced users.

Type
Field use

Certificate
Lantra awards certificate of basic training.

Validity
Valid for up to 5 years

Pre-requisites
Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-cutting (either Lantra or NPTC) All trainees must be over 17 years of age and in good health. Some First Aid training is advised.

Persons with certain ailments or on certain medication may not be able to take part in the practical sessions.

What should I bring to the course?
Chainsaw helmet, Chainsaw gloves, Steel toe-capped Chainsaw workboots, Chainsaw trousers (Type C). Also Chainsaw in good working order, tools & manual, Fuel / Oil, Felling Level, First Aid Kit, 2 passport photo`s.(


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