Woodchippers City & Guilds IA

Duration: 1 day including integrated assessment

Course Dates

7 June

23 September

8 November

13 December

Please call/email for group and onsite bookings.

Course Cost

£322.25 (+ £56.85 VAT) per person

Venue: Dorking, Surrey

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Pre-requisites:   None

Woodchippers are powerful pieces of equipment and if they are not used correctly they have the potential to cause injury, this makes having training essential.

This Woodchipper training course will provide you with the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure that you are not only confident when using the Woodchipper but that you are also aware of relevant health and safety guidelines making sure you stay protected.

Who is it for?

This Woodchipper training course will suit you if you work in the arboriculture, forestry, horticulture, landscaping or grounds maintenance industries, and you operate or will be required to operate a Woodchipper.

Course sessions:

  • Risk assessment and emergency procedures
  • Health and safety guidelines and legislation
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Pre-use checks and machine features
  • Routine checks and maintenance
  • Cutting mechanism
  • Start the machine and carry out safety checks
  • Prepare work area and range of materials and identify hazardous materials not to be chipped
  • Operation of Woodchipper
  • Unblocking chipper
  • End-uses of woodchips and hazards from woodchips
  • Cleaning, transport and storage

Learners who successfully complete this course will receive a City & Guilds Certificate of Competence for Woodchippers.