Chainsaw from a MEWP Training Course, CS47 Training Course, City and Guilds Chainsaw Training Courses

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Use of Chainsaw from a MEWP Course (previously CS47) Unit 311 C&G

Working at height with a chainsaw can be dangerous and it is essential when doing so that you have the confidence and expertise in order to avoid any accidents.

Our use of a chainsaw from a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) course will provide you with the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure that you are confident at height whilst using a chainsaw and also make you aware of the relevant health and safety guidelines ensuring that you stay protected. This course will prepare you for the City and Guilds/NPTC assessment CS47

Who is it for?

If you work in the arboriculture, forestry, utility industries, horticulture, landscaping or grounds maintenance industries, and currently use, or are going to have to use a chainsaw from a mobile elevated work platform, then our ‘Use of a Chainsaw from a MEWP’ course is for you. This course is physical, so you must be fit, and not on any medication that could affect your judgement or safety. This course is not for you if you suffer from vertigo or a similar condition.

In order to participate in this course you must already have: CS30 and CS31 or Units 201, 202 & 203 and a MEWP certificate (see our relevant courses if required)

Course content

  • Legislation and industry best practice in relation to MEWPs and chainsaw use
  • Risk assessment
  • Prepare MEWP for use
  • Achieve work position
  • Remove lateral limbs
  • Final pruning cuts
  • Tie basic knots and install a pulling rope
  • Remove vertical stem sections
  • Final clean up
Chainsaw from a MEWP Course

Course summary

 

Learners will require...

  • Chainsaw safety helmet.
  • Ear defenders.
  • Visor or safety goggles.
  • Chainsaw trousers (Type A).
  • Chainsaw gloves.
  • Chainsaws boots.
  • Hi-viz clothing.
  • Rear handled chainsaw (maximum bar length 15”), c/w maintenance tools.
  • Fuel/oil in appropriate container for chainsaw.
  • Packed lunch.
 

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