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Level 3 Award In Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques

~4.0 Day(s)
From £425.00

Chainsaws are powerful tools, making is essential to have training to use a chainsaw at height. Using this course, you can develop your skills and knowledge in using a chainsaw in a tree. This is designed for those experienced in Chainsaw use, Felling and Processing up tp 380mm and Climbing tress using work positioning systems. Walk away from this course with newfound skills ready to develop out in the field


There is 3 dedicated days for training for 1 day for assessment.
Number of candidates per course: 4

Description


During in this course, you will cover:

·         Techniques for hauling chainsaws into the tree and attaching them appropriately to the harness

·         Use of appropriate techniques for establishing secure and comfortable work positions

·         Appropriate use of various step and sink cuts and correct final pruning cuts

·         Use of top-handled and lightweight rear handled chainsaws in a safe and efficient manner to remove light and medium weight branches

·         Understand and fulfil the duties and responsibilities of a competent grounds person

·         Understand the legislation and safety guidelines pertaining to the use of a chainsaw from a rope and harness

 

Units covered in qualification:

  • Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques

 

Before starting this course, you must have already Acquired:

  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • Cross-cutting Timber using a Chainsaw
  • Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm
  • Accessing a Tree Using a Rope and Harness
  • Aerial Rescue Operations

Availability

Level 3 Award In Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques
Northamptonshire
15th June 2022
1 Places Available!
£425.00
(Ex Vat)
Level 3 Award In Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques
Northamptonshire
8th August 2022
4 Places Available!
£425.00
(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

·         Arborist Helmet, complete with full mesh face shield and visor.

·         Ear defenders conforming to 31SNR rating

·         Steel Toe Cap Boots or Chainsaw Boots

·         Work Gloves

·         Chainsaw Trousers

·         Personal First Aid Kit

·         Whistle

We recommend bringing your own Chainsaw, Maintenance kit, Pruning Saw and Climbing Kit along, if possible. This will give the best possible experience.

When bringing your own kit, you will need to show proof of a full and in date LOLER inspection of all equipment.Important Information:

Equipment required and information related to lunches will be sent to the booker by email 7 days before the course is to begin or as soon as possible if within 7 days.

Your email will contain directions to the course site, will specify if lunch is provided and any dietary requirements, and the equipment that may be required.

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 a Northamptonshire venue. Venue's may vary and as such we will confirm the exact details and location upon receiving your booking and in advance of the event. We will contact the Booker with the venue details and any further details such as arrival information.