Five Day Course

Cost: 395

5 days of chainsaw maintenance, crosscutting and felling small and medium trees. Assessment can be arranged for LANTRA CS30/31. For group bookings I will travel anywhere in the UK if you have a suitable site

    Learning objectives

  1. Identify, inspect and comment on key parts of a chainsaw
  2. Prepare the chainsaw for work safely without risk to operator, other people or the environment
  3. Carry out daily and routine maintenance on the chainsaw
  4. Operate the chainsaw safely, effectively and comfortably in accordance with the practical risk assessment
  5. Operate the chainsaw safely without risk to operator, other people or the environment
  6. State the identified knowledge that underpins understanding of operating a chainsaw
  7. Identify the risk assessment and emergency procedures on a work site
  8. Select and prepare equipment required for safe and effective felling
  9. Fell small trees safely and accurately using an appropriate method
  10. Fell trees weighted in direction of fall using a safe technique
  11. Remove branches safely in a manner appropriate to the branching habit
  12. Crosscut stems accurately and safely to a given length and diameter specification
  13. Stack timber using appropriate manual handling techniques
  14. Take down small hung-up trees safely using appropriate hand tools
LANTRA Course Details (.pdf)

For more info contact Phil or Karen on:

Phone:   01490 460 611
Mobile:  0789 149 4341

Bookings are currently being taken for:
Local Accommodation

I will travel anywhere in the UK to deliver courses for 4 candidates. Travel expenses are 50p per mile.

Full equipment hire is available (everything from PPE to chainsaws and sharpening tools).

For more information please call Phil or Karen on 01490 460 611 or email