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Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross- Cutting, Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm

Further Details
Course Code
LA87683
Location
Northop
Duration
Part Time, 5 days training.
1 day assessment
For course dates please contact Coleg Cambria on 0300 30 30 007

Department
Forestry & The Countryside
Start Date
02 Sep 2024
End Date
21 Jun 2025
Course Overview
Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm.

This course covers regular operator maintenance required for petrol driven chainsaws, including starting procedures, pre-work checks, and cross cutting. The course covers trees whose effective diameter at felling height is between 200mm and 380mm.

• Identification, and inspection of key parts of the chainsaw
• Safe preparation of the chainsaw for work
• Operator maintenance of the saw
• Risk assessment and emergency procedures
• Cross cutting of fallen timber
• Fell trees up to 16 inches (400mm) diameter
• Fell forward leaning and backward leaning trees
• Fell a ‘Hung up tree’

NPTC practical assessment units (CS30/CS31)
None.
Additional chainsaw units.
£1,050
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