Refresher – Use of a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness

Duration: 1 day

Aerial Tree Cutting

Course Date

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Venue: Dorking, Surrey

Pre-requisites: Candidates must hold a Certificate of Competence for Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw using Free-Fall Techniques (CS39 or 0021-08) prior to attending this course. Learners must be physically fit and not suffering from vertigo or similar conditions or on medication that could affect your safety.

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This course will refresh trainees with the appropriate techniques and underpinning knowledge to ensure that they continue to be confident when working within forestry, arboricultural or allied industries. It will also ensure awareness of current health and safety legislation, and industry good practice keeping individuals up-to-date and skilled.

The course is designed to be short, sharp and focused and will provide refresher training for trainees already Lantra Awards trained and/or certificated for this activity.

They are not to be used as a substitute for novice operator training, nor will they offer the wide range of skills needed for inexperienced operators to work safely.

Course sessions:

  • HSE legislation and safety guidelines
  • Preparing a chainsaw for use in a tree
  • Securing the work position
  • Cutting techniques
  • Clearing site and equipment checks

Learners completing this course will receive a Lantra Awards Certificate of Attendance for Use of a Chainsaw from a Rope & Harness Refresher.