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Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Level 2 Felling and Processing Trees (up to 380mm)

~6.0 Day(s)
From £830.00
In this a Lantra accredited combined course learn how to maintain and use a Chainsaw, and then develop these skills to fell and process trees up to 380mm. This course is developed for beginners or novices to build on important basics. Walk away from this course ready to develop your newfound skills. There are 5 dedicated days for training and 1 day for Assessment Number of candidates per course: 4

Description

During in this course, you will cover:

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting (2 days Training)

  • Identify required health and safety features on a chainsaw
  • Start the chainsaw from both cold and hot in a safe manner
  • State the possible hazards/risks when carrying out maintenance or operational tasks
  • Identify faults and defects on a chainsaw and decide which you can sort yourself and which will need the help of a service engineer
  • Cross-cut timber accurately to required lengths
  • Handle and stack timber in a safe manner.
  • And much more

Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (3 days Training)

  • Fell trees which have a diameter less than the effective cutting length of a guide bar (guide bar length not greater than 380mm/15”)
  • Assess the trees to be felled for hazards and risks
  • Take down hung-up trees to a safe and stable position
  • Assess a leaning tree and the safest method of felling Make accurate felling cuts in the correct positions
  • De-limb felled trees in a safe and methodical manner
  • And much more

Units covered in qualification:

  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • Cross-cutting Timber using a Chainsaw
  • Felling and processing Trees up to 380mm

 

After successfully completing the assessment element of this course you will receive a Qualification with a Certificate and Skill Card.

Worth noting: As there are physical elements to our course, you'll need to have at least a minimum level of fitness

Availability

Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Level 2 Felling and Processing Trees (up to 380mm)
Northamptonshire
5th December 2022
2 Places Available!
£830.00
(Ex Vat)
Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Level 2 Felling and Processing Trees (up to 380mm)
Northamptonshire
9th January 2023
1 Places Available!
£830.00
(Ex Vat)
Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Level 2 Felling and Processing Trees (up to 380mm)
Northamptonshire
30th January 2023
4 Places Available!
£830.00
(Ex Vat)
Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Level 2 Felling and Processing Trees (up to 380mm)
Northamptonshire
27th February 2023
4 Places Available!
£830.00
(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
  • Chainsaw trousers with a minimum of Class 1 protection and a minimum of Type A coverage
  • Arborist helmet complete with full mesh face shield and visor and ear defenders conforming to 31SNR rating
  • Thin gloves for machine maintenance. Preferably a Nitrile Rubber Palm grip.
  • Chainsaw gloves with a minimum of Class 0 protection
  • Chainsaw boot
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Whistle
  • We recommend bringing your own chainsaw and maintenance kit for the best possible experience but this is not essential.



Important Information:

Joining instructions will be sent around 7-14 days before the course starts and will contain full details of location, equipptment 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.

VENUE: Course held at both our Islip and Boughton House venues.