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

~4.0 Day(s)
From £499.00

Chainsaws are powerful tools, it is essential to have training to use a chainsaw at height. This Lantra accredited course teaches you the skills and knowledge to prepare for the for Level 3 Award In Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques assessment. Please note that there are prerequisite that you must hold to complete this course.


There are 3 dedicated days for training and 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
24th June 2024
2 Places Available!
£499.00
(Ex Vat)
Level 3 Award In Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques
Northamptonshire
15th July 2024
2 Places Available!
£499.00
(Ex Vat)
Level 3 Award In Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques
Northamptonshire
16th September 2024
2 Places Available!
£499.00
(Ex Vat)
Level 3 Award In Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques
Northamptonshire
9th October 2024
4 Places Available!
£499.00
(Ex Vat)
Level 3 Award In Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques
Northamptonshire
18th November 2024
4 Places Available!
£499.00
(Ex Vat)
Level 3 Award In Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques
Northamptonshire
9th December 2024
4 Places Available!
£499.00
(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.
  • Arborist Helmet, complete with full mesh face shield or visor, and suitable ear defenders.
  • Chainsaw Boots.
  • Chainsaw trousers with a minimum of Class 1 protection and a minimum of Type C coverage.
  • Non snag clothing suitable for all weather as you will be outside.
  • Gloves suitable for rope work, Showa 310 are highly recommended.  

We recommend bringing your own Chainsaw, Maintenance Kit, Pruning Saw and Climbing equipment. 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 examination of all equipment to be used. Also please ensure the harness is fitted with a personal First Aid Kit, and you also have a handsaw or a knife with retractable blade.

Important Information:

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

All courses are non transferable and non refundable from the point of sale or issued proforma.

Courses offered may have pre-requisite qualifications. Please check individual course requirements on our website www.vmtltd.net for further details. Pre requisites will be listed under individual course requirements and it is the responsibility of the booker to check that all attendees have the necessary qualifications. 

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 one of our Northamptonshire training sites.