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Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling over 380mm

Duration:          5 days Training with an optional 1 day City & Guilds NPTC Assessment

Attendees:        max. 4 per course

Venue:              This is normally completed at our site locally to Builth Wells, with the felling elements completed at a site near Abbey Cwm Hir, in Powys.         
                         If you have enough people for a full course we are able to run this course on your site (subject to a pre-course visit).

Pre-requisites: None

Course Objectives:

  • To understand the regulations & safety requirements related to the use of chainsaws and industry good practice.
  • To understand how to and to be able to prepare and maintain the chainsaw and cutting system for use.
  • To be able to carry out operational chainsaw checks
  • To crosscut timber to specified standards of accuracy using safe efficient techniques.
  • To present produce as specified for subsequent extraction or loading
  • To fell, safely and accurately, trees up to guide bar length in diameter (380mm).
  • To remove branches from felled trees, using a chainsaw (sned), to specified standards of safety & quality.
  • To use appropriate aid tools & techniques for take down of lodged trees and for directional felling.
  • To be able to work safely.

Course Information Sheet: Course Information Sheet - Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling under 380mm

To book please email enquiries@mwmac.co.uk