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General Winching Theory and Practice

~1.0 Day(s)
From £250.00

A Lantra accredited course to help you Become proficient in operating this equipment, essential for everyone required to operate a hand or powered winch. Overview in brief This course will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to operate a winch safely, protecting both you and those around you. Number of candidates per course: 4


During in this course, you will cover:

  • Recognise a range of tasks for which winches can be used
  • Understand the legislative requirements of winching operations
  • Recognise and understand safe working practices for winching
  • Understand working signals and be able to control an operation
  • Demonstrate different winching operations: straight line; offset and double-line pulls applicable to the type of winch being used

And much more

If successful in meeting the required standards assessed, you will be awarded a certificate of competence and a Lantra skills ID card for your chosen certificate option(s).


General Winching Theory and Practice
Islip Training Centre
2nd August 2024
3 Places Available!
(Ex Vat)

Please contact us to discuss your requirements

Course Specific Notes

You will need to bring:

  • A form of photo ID either valid driving licence or passport.
  • Non snag clothing suitable for all weather as you will be outside
  • Steel Toe Cap Boots or Chainsaw Boots
  • Work Gloves
  • Arborist Helmet, complete with full mesh face shield and visor also ear defenders conform to 31SNR rating

We recommend bringing your own winch as this will give the best possible experience, however we will provide a winch for the duration of the course.

Important Information:

Joining instructions will be sent around 7-14 days before the course starts and will contain full details of location, equipment etc. Please note that lunch is not provided.

Your booking confirmation email only serves to confirm your booking and payment and the date and timings of your course. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our team.

Courses are non transferable and non refundable past the point of sale or issued proforma.

VENUE: Course held at a Northamptonshire venue.