Chainsaw - Use of a Chainsaw from a Rope & Harness (NPTC CS39)

Inhouse

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Description

  • Typology

    Course

  • Methodology

    Inhouse

  • Duration

    2 Days

Description


Suitable for: Anyone climbing trees 'professionally' (i.e. Where the NPTC certificate is required). Operators who are working in arboriculture (e.g. Western Power or tree surgery) will require the separate NPTC test.

To take into account

NPTC units CS30, CS31& CS38, 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. Attendees must be able to work at heights. First Aid qualification recommended.

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Course programme

Chainsaw - Use of a Chainsaw from a Rope & Harness (NPTC CS39)
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Who should enrol
Anyone climbing trees 'professionally' (i.e. Where the NPTC certificate is required). Operators who are working in arboriculture (e.g. Western Power or tree surgery) will require the separate NPTC test.

Operatives must have a certificate of competence.

Content Summary
Introduction & aims
Safe working procedures
Tree climbing equipment
Pre-use checks
Practical demonstrations & safe use
A Safe working area, hazard analysis
Working with the grounds person
Work positioning, chainsaw best practice
Cutting techniques
Target pruning, crown thinning
Equipment storage & transport
Legislative issues
Pre-Assessment guidance

Assessment
Separate practical assessment with questions (about 3 - 4 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 handbooks, maintenance manuals, HSE guidelines, Lantra Workbooks, NPTC assessment schedule, LOLER information

Duration
2 days

Type
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
NPTC units CS30, CS31& CS38, 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. Attendees must be able to work at heights. First Aid qualification recommended.

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, 12mm Rope - 40m, Climbing Harness, whip tails, Karabinas (triple action x 5) Fuel / Oil, Felling Level, First Aid Kit, 2 passport photo`s





Chainsaw - Use of a Chainsaw from a Rope & Harness (NPTC CS39)

Price on request