This course is for FE and HE students only. You will be contacted with your allocated date.
This is a two-day course which covers chainsaw maintenance and basic operations, leading towards certification via the awarding body, LANTRA.
-Safety clothing - HSE standards, various types
-Identification of safety features of chainsaw and legal requirements
-Safety awareness and chainsaw use
-Maintenance and working knowledge of power unit and cutting mechanism
-Safe starting procedures
-Safe use of chainsaw for cross cutting techniques
-Handling and stacking procedure
Please "read more" for further information.
Students may use their own protective clothing and serviceable chainsaw as long as they comply with safety standards. The College can provide any equipment and protective clothing to those students who do not have their own.
Protective Clothing includes: