Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
Flexible 1 Weeks Level 2 Part-Time - Day Kirkley Hall Campus Skills & Qualifications Enquire

What’s it all about?

This course will refresh trainees with the appropriate techniques and underpinning knowledge to ensure that they continue to be confident when working within forestry, arboricultural or allied industries.

It will also ensure awareness of current health and safety legislation, and industry good practice, keeping individuals up to date and skilled.

You will need to be at least 16 years of age and should hold a certificate of competence in the following units:

- Certificate of Competence in Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting
- Certificate of Competence in felling small trees up to 380mm

(Verification of these units must be produced prior to the start of the course.)

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

You will be taught using a mix of theory and practical and assessment. Certification should take place as soon as possible following the successful completion of the training course.

This is a short course – 1 day training with integrated assessment

This course will take place between 9am-5pm. Days are dependent on booking availability.

This courseis run in conjunction with professional training and will provide you with information and practical skills relating to:

- Safety, health, and welfare
- Biosecurity
- Chainsaw maintenance
- Felling
- Cross-cutting

Learners successfully completing this course will receive a Lantra Awards Certificate of Competence for Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting and Felling Refresher.


What’s next?

On completion of this course, you will receive an accrediation from Lantra that will enable you to safely maintain chainsaws, as well as crosscutting and felling equipment as part of your professional work.

You could also progress to one of our other land-based courses.

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