City & Guilds Chainsaw

City & Guilds Chainsaw

Basic Chainsaw

Maintenance and Crosscutting Unit 201 & 202 – City & Guilds (NPTC)

*This is a basic level chainsaw course, please contact us to ensure that you are selecting the right course to suit your needs.

Candidates will learn the skill of Saw Maintenance and Crosscutting timber under tension and compression. 

Course Elements:

  • Hazzard Identification Risk Assessment
  • Health and Safety Legislation & PPE
  • Maintenance of a Chainsaw
  • Crosscutting under tension and Compression

Maintenance, Crosscutting and Felling of Trees up to 380mm diameter Unit 201, 202 and 203 – City & Guilds (NPTC)

Candidates will learn the skill of Saw Maintenance, Crosscutting and felling small trees with the highest safety techniques 
Elements:

  • Hazzard Identification Risk Assessment
  • Health and Safety Legislation & PPE
  • Maintenance of a Chainsaw
  • Crosscutting under tension and Compression
  • Fell and Process Trees up to 380mm
  • Remove branches from felled trees safely
  • Take down hung-up trees

Advanced Chainsaw

Advanced - Felling of Trees over 380mm Unit 301 – City & Guilds (NPTC)

Candidates will learn the skill of dealing with medium and large trees with the highest safety techniques

This is an advanced level course *Prerequisite courses are – units 201, 202, 203 – Successful completion of Basic Chainsaw Units

Elements

  • Hazzard Identification Risk Assessment
  • Top & bottom sync cut
  • Side bore cut
  • Front bore cut
  • Technique of using wedges
  • 6 Lever snedding movement
  • Crosscutting under tension and compression
  • Operating harvesting winch

Advanced - Severing of uprooted or Windblown Trees Unit 302 - City & Guilds (NPTC)

Candidates will learn the skill of dealing with individual and multiple Windblown trees with the highest safety techniques

This is an advanced level course *Prerequisite course are: – units 201,202,203,301 – Successful completion of Basic Chainsaw Units and felling of trees over 380mm

Elements:

  • Site Specific Hazzard Identification Risk Assessment
  • Health and Safety Legislation & PPE
  • Identify correct cut
  • Severing root plates
  • Taking down hung up trees
  • Holding cut
  • Snedding and Crosscutting

Advanced- Emergency Tree Work Operations Unit 305 - City & Guilds (NPTC)

Candidates will learn the skill of dealing with a blown tree, partially blocking roadways and public areas with emphasis on Health and Safety techniques

This is an advanced level course *Prerequisite courses are – units 201, 202, 203 – Successful completion of Basic Chainsaw Units

Elements

  • Site Specific Hazzard Identification Risk Assessment
  • Health and Safety Legislation & PPE
  • Basic felling and practice cutting
  • De-branching
  • Cross cutting timber under tension and compression
  • Safe procedure in operating harvesting winch
  • Deal Safely with Hung Up Tree
  • Deal Safely with Leaning Tree
  • Process individual windblown trees

Contact Eugene or Linda to discuss on 0505 31578 or 

086 811 7986 


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