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Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Training Course

Duration:
2 Days
Price:
£409 +VAT
Dates:

Training: 10th - 11th June 2024

Assessment: tbc

Please see our combined course dates for Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting and Felling & Processing Trees up to 380mm

Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Training Course Training Course

Chainsaw Training Courses - Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting

FORESTRY & ARBORICULTURE | Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Training Course

2 Day training followed by half day City & Guilds NPTC assessment. Designed for novice operators who are required to maintain and operate chainsaws for crosscutting only. This course does not include tree felling. This course prepares the candidates to take an assessment for NPTC Level 2 Units 201 & 202 or formerly known as CS30.1 & CS30.2.

CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE AND CROSSCUTTING TRAINING COURSE CONTENT

  • HSE legislation and safety guidelines
  • Overview of the chainsaw and maintenance equipment
  • Maintaining the saw chain
  • Maintaining the guide bar
  • Power unit maintenance
  • Starting the chainsaw and pre-cutting tests
  • Cross-cutting timber

UPON COMPLETION OF THE CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE AND CROSSCUTTING TRAINING COURSE, YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Understand operator safety during chainsaw maintenance.
  • Be able to carry out routine and periodic maintenance to a chainsaw.
  • Be able to start and check a chainsaw
  • Understand operator safety during chainsaw use
  • Be able to safely crosscut timber that is less than guide bar length in diameter
  • Stack crosscut timber

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED FOR THE CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE AND CROSSCUTTING TRAINING COURSE:

Protective Equipment:

  • Chainsaw boots (EN 17249), Chainsaw gloves (EN 381-7), Chainsaw helmet with visor and ear muffs (EN 397/14052/12492)
  • Chainsaw trousers (all round protection is preferred – Type C (EN 381-5)
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • A waterproof coat and over-trousers (course will continue even in rain)

Chainsaw Equipment:

Serviceable chainsaw, chain with cutters of sufficient length to allow for sharpening (recommended 15 inch guide bar)

Combination spanner, Guide bar scraper, Round file of appropriate size with handle for sharpening chain

File guide (roller or other), Flat file with handle for depth gauges, Depth gauge setting tool, Clean brush for air filter cleaning

Chain oil and fuel

Product information and or operator’s manual for reference

PRE-REQUISITES FOR THE CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE AND CROSSCUTTING TRAINING COURSE:

Candidates over 16 years

FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE AND CROSSCUTTING TRAINING COURSE:

https://www.nptc.org.uk/
All of our courses can be accredited by either NPTC or LANTRA, depending on the level of accreditation you require

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