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Chainsaw Maint, Cross Cutting & Felling up to 380mm (previously CS30/CS31) C&G

Our chainsaw maintenance, cross-cutting  and felling up to 380mm (15″) course will provide you with the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure that you are not only confident when using a chainsaw but also aware of relevant health and safety guidelines making sure you stay protected.

Our training is delivered by experienced instructors to small groups, this way you receive plenty of individual attention. The course is also supplemented with high-quality course materials, and we work closely with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to ensure that our materials reflect current safe working practices.

Who is it for?

Our chainsaw maintenance, cross-cutting course and felling up to 380mm is available for anyone who maintains and operates chainsaws for cross-cutting and wants to fell trees up to 380mm (15″). This course is physical, so you must be fit and able to carry out the tasks required of the course.

The course will prepare you for assessment for NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting, Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm. Our course will last for four days, daylight permitting, however it may be that further guidance is required for some course attendees. (Previously CS30/CS31).

Course content

  • State and identify the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) required, report on its condition and locate the various standard marks.
  • State and identify required safety and health features on a chainsaw.
  • Identify faults and defects on a chainsaw and cutting equipment and decide which the operator can remedy and which require a service engineer’s attention.
  • Select and identify correct tools to enable maintenance to be carried out and report on their serviceability.
  • Carry out correctly all routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s instruction book and/or the Lantra Awards workbook.
  • Prepare the chainsaw for use with the correct fuel/oil mix and chain lubrication.
  • Start the chainsaw from both cold and hot in a safe manner.
  • Carry out pre-cutting safety tests and state the procedures if the chainsaw fails these tests.
  • State the possible hazards/risks when carrying out maintenance or operational tasks.
  • Cross-cut timber accurately to required lengths.
  • Assess and explain the terms ‘tension’ and ‘compression’ in timber.
  • Adopt safe procedures to remove a trapped guide bar.
  • Handle and stack timber in a safe manner.
  • Organise site safety and state the precautions required.
  • Identify the risk assessment and emergency procedures on a work site.
  • Assess the trees to be felled for hazards and risks.
  • Fell trees that have a diameter of less then the effective cutting length of the guide bar. Guide bar length not to exceed 380mm/15″.
  • Assess a leaning tree and the safest method of felling.
  • Make accurate cuts in the correct positions.
  • Delimb felled trees in a safe and methodical manner.
  • Cross-cut timber accurately to required lengths.
  • Assess and explain the terms ‘tension’ and ‘compression’ in timber.
  • Adopt safe procedures to remove a trapped guide bar.
  • Handle and stack timber in a safe manner.
  • Assess a hung-up tree and the safest method of takedown.
  • Select and prepare equipment required for safe and effective takedown.
  • Take down hung-up trees to a safe and stable position.
  • State unsafe practices which must not be adopted.

 

Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting & Felling up to 380mm (Units 201, 202 & 203) Course

Course summary

  • Title: Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting & Felling up to 380mm (Units 201, 202 & 203)
  • Cost: £655 plus VAT per person to include Registration, City & Guilds/NPTC Assessment, Certificate and ID Card.

    Prices may vary depending on location and/or numbers.
  • Duration: 4 days training + 1/2 day Assessment
 

Learners will require...

  • Chainsaws as per HSE guidance
  • PPE
  • Operator’s maintenance kit and equipment
  • 2-stroke fuel and saw chain oil
  • Packed lunch
 

Testimonials

 

“Excellent course, delivered with knowledge, passion and enthusiam as always by Andrew. Really useful for our needs and was made specific to our sites and requirements. Thank you.”
6th October 2017 - Health and Safety - Agriculture and Horticulture

“An excellent and thorough course. I feel I have learnt a huge amount and have really enjoyed it. Andrew is a fantastic instructor.”
24th August 2017 - Tractor Driving

“Our authority has been using Morton Training for over 20 years now and it has always been an informative and enjoyable experience.”
24th August 2017 - Tractor Driving

“Very well set out course. A lot to take in but, very helpful/supportive.”
21st June 2016 - PA6 Stem Injection

“Really relaxed course very enjoyable and Andrew really nice to get on with.”
20th June 2016 - PA1 Safe Use of Pesticides

“Good clear instruction.”
12th April 2016 - Units 201/202 (CS30 as was)

“An excellent course, well paced and thorough.”
27th August 2015 - Brushcutter

“A very useful course delivered by knowledgeable and engaging tutors. Fab!”
15th May 2014 - Tractor Driving

“Thank you for sorting out a course so quickly and effectively. It's been excellent.”
17th April 2014 - Aerial Tree Pruning (Unit 307)

“Great teacher”
9th April 2014 - Ride on Mowers - Rotary and Cylinder

 

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