This course is intended for anyone who intends to use a chainsaw for business, domestic or leisure activities, but does not intend to work in forestry or arboricultural activities or work on Forest Enterprise land.
Correct protective clothing must be worn. A chainsaw complying with the pre course handout and an operator’s maintenance kit is needed by the trainee.
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Safety and health features of a chainsaw
- Maintaining the saw chain
- Maintaining the guidebar
- Engine maintenance,
- Starting the chainsaw,
- Cross-cutting timber
- Stack timber
- 2 days
- 1 day refresher is available
Upon successful completion candidates will gain Lantra certification, or after a further independent NPTC assessment can gain NPTC certification CS30.