NPTC/City & Guilds Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques (formerly CS39)

Course details

  • Category

    Arboriculture
  • Level

    NPTC/ City & Guilds - Advanced
  • Duration

    2 days
  • Cost

    £500.00

Overview

A course for the operator who requires certification in the arboricultural use of a chainsaw with rope and harness. This detailed course gives you in depth experience in the use of all equipment and the techniques required to perform tree surgery. The price includes kit hire. This course is Lantra certificate of attendance with NPTC/City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Using a Chainsaw from a Rope & Harness (0039-23)

Prerequisites

NPTC/City & Guilds Chainsaw Maintenance, Operation, Cross Cutting and Felling of Small Trees 2003/2004 (Formerly CS30/CS31). NPTC/City & Guilds Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue 2013 (formerly CS38).

Course Details

  • PPE
  • Prepare chainsaw for use
  • Cold/hot starting techniques
  • Sending saw aloft
  • General saw handling
  • Use of chainsaw from rope and harness to remove medium sized lateral branches
  • Use of slings
  • How to free a trapped saw
  • Target pruning

Other details:

  1. The first session of the course is classroom-based.Thereafter the course will be run in nearby woodland and you will be directed there from the classroom.
  2. If you require protective clothing, hire can be arranged through the centre office.
  3. Please bring lunch and beverages.
  4. A charge of £25 has already been levied in the cost of the course. If you wish to bring your own equipment you may do so but all climbing equipment should be acompanied by an up to date LOLER certificate and its use will be at the discretion of the instructor.

Course Assessment Method

A certificate of competence will be issued on the successful completion of the NPTC assessment. Assessment is carried out by external assessors at a later date, usually organised during the course.

Dates

24 Oct 2022 to 25 Oct 2022

John Oldacre Rural Innovation Centre

Manor Farm Harnhill CIRENCESTER GL7 5PU

Time:9:30am - 4:30pm
Places available:0

12 Dec 2022 to 13 Dec 2022

John Oldacre Rural Innovation Centre

Manor Farm Harnhill CIRENCESTER GL7 5PU

Time:9:30am - 4:30pm
Places available:4