OverviewA chainsaw maintenance and operation course for the operator with some or no experience who is required to operate chainsaws for cross cutting only. Content includes; routine maintenance, protective clothing, operation technique, cross cutting and manual stacking. The course includes assessment for the Lantra Chainsaw Certificate. NPTC certification can be arranged at an extra cost. (Unit 201 - 0039-20). If you do not have PPE and Chainsaw we can supply this as part of the course.
- Routine maintenance
- Operational techniques
- Cross cutting
- Manual stacking
This is a Lantra Awards Integrated Test and Assessment (ITA) course and the assessment will take place within the duration of it. Students may also take the NPTC Assessments, which are held on a separate day from the training course and will incur an additional charge. It should be noted that your suitability for NPTC assessment is at the discretion of the instructor and it may be necessary for candidates to obtain additional training/experience. To arrange a test please contact The John Oldacre Rural Innovation Centre office on 01285 851830.
- The first session of the course is workshop-based. Thereafter the course will be run in nearby woodland and you will be directed there from the workshops.
- Due to Covid-19 please bring your own food and beverages as we are unable to provide these. Please ensure you bring enough to last you the whole day you are here as we are unable to provide any refreshments.
- We require a digital photograph which will be taken on the day of the training course. This is purely for a Lantra Skills card. PLEASE NOTE:- If you do not wish for a photograph to be taken then you will not be issued with a Lantra Skills card.