Advanced Chainsaw Course

Advanced Chainsaw Course


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This course covers the felling and processing of trees over 15” diameter.

This course is suited for candidates who intend to fell trees in excess of 380mm (15”).

NOTE: Candidates must hold 00201/00202(CS30) and 00204(CS31) prior to registering for this course.

PPE (Helmet, gloves, trousers, boots) are available on loan for the duration of the course.

N.B. Learners must note that this is a physical course and a good standard of fitness is required


•Identify the risk assessment and emergency procedures on a work site.
•Selct equipment require for safe and effective felling.
•Fell medium sized trees safely and accurately using an appropriate method (Sned or de-limb).
•Crosscut stems over guide bar length in diameter to a given specification.
•Select winching equipment suitable for takedown of a medium sized tree.
•Take down a hung-up medium sized tree with a winch.

Duration: 4 days (3 days training, 1 day assessment)

Accreditation:- NPTC City & Guilds and Lantra