Chainsaw Maintenance - Cross Cutting (NPTC CS30)

Lynher Training
In Gunnislake

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Important information

Typology Course
Location Gunnislake
Duration 2 Days
  • Course
  • Gunnislake
  • Duration:
    2 Days
Description


Suitable for: Anyone using a chainsaw 'professionally' (ie. Where the NPTC certificate is required). Operators who are working for professional forestry or utility arboriculture (e.g. Railtrack or the Forestry Commission) or those wishing to continue to felling trees over 200mm or tree climbing will require the 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

All trainees must be over 17 years of age and in good health. Persons with certain ailments or on certain medication may not be able to take part in the practical sessions. First Aid qualification recommended.

Course programme

Chainsaw Maintenance - Cross Cutting (NPTC CS30)
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Who should enrol
Anyone using a chainsaw 'professionally' (ie. Where the NPTC certificate is required). Operators who are working for professional forestry or utility arboriculture (e.g. Railtrack or the Forestry Commission) or those wishing to continue to felling trees over 200mm or tree climbing will require the separate NPTC test.

Operatives must have a certificate of competence.

Content Summary
Introduction & aims
Workshop Safety
Guide bar, Saw chain and power unit
Routine maintenance
Assembly / re-assembly
Safety features
Lubrication & fuelling
Protective clothing
Starting & pre-use checks
Practical demonstrations & safe use
A Safe working area
Safe working practices
Storage & transport.
Legislative issues.
Pre-Assessment guidance

Assessment
Separate practical assessment with questions (about 2 hours) on a day following the end of the course - the application process normally take between 2 & 4 weeks but can be arranged sooner in some cases.

Course Material
Manufacturers handbook, maintenance manual, HSE guidelines, Lantra Workbooks, NPTC assessment schedule.

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

Type
Workshop first day, Second day Field use

Certificate
Lantra awards Record of Training
NPTC certificate of competence

Validity
Valid for up to 5 years then requiring a refresher only with no assessment.

Pre-requisites
All trainees must be over 17 years of age and in good health. Persons with certain ailments or on certain medication may not be able to take part in the practical sessions. First Aid qualification recommended.

What should I bring to the course?
Under 18`s must be supervised at all times by a suitably qualified person.

Chainsaw helmet, Chainsaw gloves, Steel toe-capped Chainsaw workboots, Chainsaw trousers (Type C). Also Chainsaw in good working order, tools & manual, Fuel / Oil, Felling Lever, First Aid Kit, 2 passport photo`s.(


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