Emergency tree work - Training Course, Unit 305 Training Course, CS50 Training Course, City and Guilds Chainsaw Training Courses

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Emergency Treework Course (previously CS50) Unit 305 C&G

Our Emergency Tree Work course will provide you with the opportunity to practice and update your skillls, appropriate techniques and safety guidelines required in order to ensure that you are not only confident when using a chainsaw but also aware of the relevant health and safety guidelines in relation to dealing with damaged trees. This course prepares you for the City and Guilds/NPTC РAward in Emergency Treework Operations.

Who is it for?

This course is specifically aimed at people who are required to deal with a variety of damaged trees often in an emergency situation. You will have prior chainsaw operating experience and have units CS30 and CS31 or Units 201, 202 and 203.

Course content

  • Regulations and safety requirements related to the use of chainsaws.
  • Assessing the risks and emergency procedures necessary.
  • Cut damaged trees using appropriate techniques.
  • Operate a winch to control movement of root plates and or stem.
  • Deal with snapped trees and hung sections.
  • Use winch to fell a snapped stem in correct direction.
  • Cross cutting and stacking timber.

Emergency Treework Operations Course

Course summary


Learners will require...

  • Chainsaw
  • Operator's maintenance kit and equipment
  • Safety equipment to include:
  • Chainsaw helmet
  • Chainsaw gloves
  • Chainsaw trousers
  • Chainsaw boots
  • Felling wedges
  • Long felling leverHand winch (3,000kg minimum)
  • Strops and shackles
  • Packed lunch



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