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Level 3 Award In Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees Using a Chainsaw

~3.0 Day(s)
From £599.00

Master the skills needed to tackle uprooted trees. This course is designed for experienced chainsaw users only so you can walk away from this course with the skills and confidence to tackle uprooted and windblown trees..

There are 2 dedicated days for training and 1 day for Assessment
Number of candidates per course: 4


During in this course, you will cover:

  • Organise site safety in compliance with current good practice and relevant health and safety legislation and state the procedures required
  • Assess windblown and damaged trees for hazards and risks
  • Select and prepare equipment required for dealing with damaged trees safely and effectively, including hand winches
  • Safely sever windblown trees up to and over 380mm in diameter, recognising tension and compression
  • Safely fell partially blown, leaning and damaged trees
  • Use a winch to control overhanging root plates and/or excessive side tension

 Units covered in qualification:

  • Level 3 Award In Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees Using a Chainsaw

Before starting this course, you must have already Acquired:

  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • Cross-cut timber with a chainsaw
  • Felling and processing trees up to 380mm
  • Felling and processing trees over 380mm.

Upon succesful completion of a written or verbal and practical assessment, candidates will achive a Level 3 Award In Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees Using a Chainsaw.


Please contact us to discuss your requirements

Course Specific Notes

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.

Courses offered may have pre-requisite qualifications. Please check individual course requirements on our website 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. 

VENUE: Course held at one of our Northamptonshire training sites.