Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross-cutting and Basic Felling (up to 380mm diameter) refresher training course, Lantra chainsaw refresher training course, City and Guilds Chainsaw Refresher Training Courses

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Refresher - Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling up to or over 380mm Lantra ITA

Our refresher modules covering ground based forestry & arboricultural operations will refresh operators with the appropriate techniques and underpinning knowledge to ensure that they continue to be confident when working within forestry, arboriculture or allied industries. It will also ensure awareness of current health and safety legislation, and industry good practice keeping individuals up-to-date and skilled.

Each module is supported by its own booklet outlining minimum course content, and will be delivered by instructors approved by Lantra Awards.

The modules are designed to be short, sharp and focussed and will provide refresher training for operators. They are not to be used as a substitute for novice operator training, nor will they offer the wide range of skills needed for inexperienced operators to work safely.

There is no limit to the amount of modules booked, allowing flexibility and each course to be tailor-made based on the individual wants and needs of the learner or groups of learners.

Note: Due to the nature of some of the training a minimum level of fitness is required for specific modules. Whilst we would not want to disadvantage any learner it is an essential requirement.

WE ALSO OFFER OTHER TYPES OF REFRESHER COURSE INCLUDING MAINTENANCE AND CROSS CUTTING, FELLING UP TO 200MM, LARGE TREES AND WINDBLOWN UNITS - Please contact for further details.

Who is it for?

Those wishing to officially refresher their knowledge in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling up to 380mm.  If you use a Chainsaw regularly this is recommended every 5 years.  If you use a Chainsaw less often then every 2 years is the recommendation.

Course Content

  • Workshop safety
  • Chainsaw/small engine
  • Chainsaw/small engine component maintenance
  • Site Specific Risk Assessment (SSRA)
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • The machine
  • Maintenance
  • Transport
  • Preparing to work
  • Fuelling
  • Starting procedures and pre-cutting checks
  • Safe handling
  • Cutting techniques
Refresher – Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling up to or over 380mm Course

Course summary

  • Title: Refresher – Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling up to or over 380mm
  • Cost: £260 plus VAT per person to include Training, Lantra Assessment and Certificate.

    Prices may vary depending on location and/or numbers.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Pre-requisites: Must hold appropriate Lantra or City and Guilds Qualification

THIS IS AN INTEGRATED ASSESSED COURSE.

 

Learners will require...

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

This is a Lantra ITA course

This means the training and assessment is carried out during the course by your instructor. You will receive both a certificate of training and an ID card (if you provide a photo!) This method saves time and is usually cheaper although the level of training is identical to Independent Assessment.