Fell Large Trees

A1 Arborists Limited
In Wigton

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Important information

Typology Course
Location Wigton
Duration 3 Days
  • Course
  • Wigton
  • Duration:
    3 Days
Description

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Wigton
Spittal Rigg, CA7 0ES, Cumbria, England
Starts On request
Location
Wigton
Spittal Rigg, CA7 0ES, Cumbria, England

Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

CS30, CS31, CS33

Course programme

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the Risk Assessment and Emergency procedures on a work site
  • Select equipment required for safe and effective felling
  • Fell large sized trees
  • Dismantle large felled trees

Prior to assessment in this qualification, candidates must successfully achieve CS Units 30, 31 and 32
The assessment comprises a minimum of three parts, one compulsory part 1, and two optional parts, either 2a and/or 2b. The unit will be endorsed according to the method of removing branches (either CS33a -Sned or CS33b - Delimb).

Part 1. Fell Large Tree(s)

Part 2a Remove branches by Snedding

Part 2b Remove branches by De-limbing


Candidates must successfully achieve all Assessment Activities unless otherwise specified.

Recommended minimum guide bar length of candidate’s saw 15”, compatible with using a boring technique for felling.

A minimum of one tree must be felled to the required standard, either conifer or broadleaf species.

NOTE:

Candidates assessed in CS33 – Snedding, are not required to be re-assessed in Part 2a if they hold CS32a - Sned
Candidates assessed in CS33 – Delimbing, are not required to be re-assessed in Part 2b if they hold CS32b – Delimb

Candidates previously assessed in 32a (Sned) and then progress to 33b (Delimb) will be deemed to have met the assessment requirements of 33a (Sned)
Candidates previously assessed in 32a (Delimb) and then progress to 33a (Sned) will be deemed to have met the assessment requirements of 33b (Delimb)

Assessment and site requirements:

  • Tree(s) with an effective diameter at felling height over 760mm (30"), either conifer or broad-leaved
  • A winch and pulling equipment appropriate to the tree size
  • Stump treatment if applicable
  • Rear handled chain saw in good condition [minimum recommended guide bar length: 380mm (15")] appropriate to size of tree
  • Sufficient fuel and oil for the assessment, appropriate to saw model
  • Appropriate felling aids (e.g. felling lever, wedges, sledge hammer etc.)
  • An adequate tool kit for field maintenance
  • In addition to the relevant requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998, any ancillary equipment used for this assessment must also comply with relevant requirements of the Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998 where applicable.

If a mechanical (tractor mounted) winch is used the operator must show evidence of Competency to operate the winch.

Start Date: On demand


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