Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting (Lantra)

Inhouse

Price on request

Description

  • Typology

    Short course

  • Methodology

    Inhouse

  • Duration

    1 Day

Description


Suitable for: Anyone using a chainsaw for work or domestic purposes. This course is perfect for those who will never need to fell trees - ie. Fencers, firewood loggers, builders, etc. 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 will require a separate NPTC test.

To take into account

All trainees must be over 17 years of age and in good health. Some First Aid training is advised.

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Course programme

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting (Lantra)
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Who should enrol
Anyone using a chainsaw for work or domestic purposes. This course is perfect for those who will never need to fell trees - ie. Fencers, firewood loggers, builders, etc. 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 will require a separate NPTC test.

Operatives should have a certificate of basic training.

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.
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
Workshop first day, Second day Field use

Certificate
Lantra awards certificate of basic training.

Validity
Valid for up to 5 years

Pre-requisites
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?
See the Chainsaw comparison chart for further information on different courses. An equipment sheet is with details of all the equipment recommended for the chainsaw courses.

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.





Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting (Lantra)

Price on request