If you are required to operate chainsaws to fell trees larger than the guide bar length than this course is for you.
This practical course will enable you to correctly state the regulations and safety requirements relating to chainsaw use, as well as how to assess the hazards and risks involved.
All prices include hire of equipment (£35 for external candidates/£10 for Capel Manor College students). All chainsaw assessments require a £50 deposit for a Capel Manor College student or £350 for a non-student.
You will learn
- How to implement the appropriate techniques
- How to use the correct aids to take down trees and de-limb
- How to ensure the timber is cut to correct lengths and safely stacked
- Health and safety requirements
Award in Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm – City and Guilds
You must bring your own personal protective equipment (PPE)
Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting
Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees (up to 380mm)
Please view the related courses we have available and contact us if you would like to request an industry training course that is not currently listed.
Government funding is not available for this course; you will need to pay for your tuition, exams and materials. The fee shown for each campus and course start date is the total fee that you will need to pay.
For some of our courses, we offer a discount for current students. If this is the case, you will see the reduced fee when you select your chosen course campus and start date. To qualify for this discount, you must already be studying another course at Capel Manor College, and be adding this course to your existing programme.