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 – Award 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.
- 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.
- Title: Emergency Treework Operations
- Course Code: Unit 305 (previously CS50)
- Cost: £540 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: 3 days training + Assessment
Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting (Units 201/202)
Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (Unit 203)
Learners will require...
- 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