Felling Small Trees CS31

Easton Otley College
In Ipswich

£580
+ VAT
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Ipswich
Duration 4 Days
  • Vocational qualification
  • Ipswich
  • Duration:
    4 Days
Description

This training is a legal requirement. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) require employers to provide adequate training and to ensure that chainsaws and related equipment are operated only by employees who have received appropriate training in their safe use. Anyone working in or on trees is expected to hold a recognised certificate of competence. If you are.

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Starts Location
On request
Ipswich
Otley, IP6 9EY, Suffolk, England
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Starts On request
Location
Ipswich
Otley, IP6 9EY, Suffolk, England
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Frequent Asked Questions

· Requirements

CS30 (Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting) is a pre-requisite for this course.

Course programme



Felling Small Trees - CS31
Code: OANQ9S09S
Level: 1,
Type: Day

Aim of course
This training is a legal requirement. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) require employers to provide adequate training and to ensure that chainsaws and related equipment are operated only by employees who have received appropriate training in their safe use. Anyone working in or on trees is expected to hold a recognised certificate of competence. If you are self-employed, the regulations still apply. All training days prepare the course member to meet the required NPTC (National Proficiency Tests Council) assessment. The assessment day will take place by mutual arrangement after the training days are completed.
What will the course involve?
For persons wishing to work in amenity or arboricultural activities, or on Forestry Commission Land, which will involve felling small trees safely and accurately, removing branches, cross-cutting stems, stacking timber and taking down hung-up trees with hand tools.
What can I do afterwards?
Successful candidates can progress to the CS32 - Felling Medium Sized Trees.
Equipment Needed Course members will need to provide their own PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), which must carry current CE markings, a personal first-aid kit and pea-less whistle. You must be fit to undertake this training and ideally be 18 years of age or over.
Fees £580.00 per person, which includes NPTC assessment fees.
Key Facts
Code: OANQ9S09S
Level: 1
Duration: 4 days
Type: Day
Awarding Body: NPTC
Start Date: 24 February 2010

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