Advanced Chainsaw


Course Description

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


Course Content

  • Identify the risk assessment and emergency procedures on a work site.
  • Select 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 take down of a medium sized tree.
  • Take down a hung-up medium sized tree with a winch.

Course Cost

€750
(May Qualify for DEASP Funding – Please enquire for further details)


Duration / Accreditation

Duration: 4 days (3 days training, 1 day assessment)
Accreditation:- NPTC City & Guilds and Lantra