CS 39 Operate a Chain Saw from a Rope and Harness

Operate a Chain Saw from a Rope and Harness

Course Code: CS 39
Course Description: A 3 day course designed to give the basic skills in the safe use of a chainsaw from a rope and harness in the tree. It combines the skills learnt on CS30, CS31 and CS38.
Suitable For: Candidates who are required to operate a chainsaw with in the crown of a tree. Prepares the candidates to take an assessment for City & Guilds NPTC CS 39
Pre-Requisites: CS30, CS31 and CS38
Duration/Format: 3 days
Times: 9.00am to 5.00pm daily
Learning Outcomes: Introduction
Risk Assessment and Legislation.
Working with Knots and Rope.
Access tree and movement around tree.
Work positioning techniques whilst operating Chainsaw.
Practice appropriate cutting techniques.
Equipment Needs: Candidates will need to bring one passport sized photograph for your City & Guilds NPTC photo I.D. card. A waterproof coat and over-trousers (course will continue even in rain). All other equipment needed will be provided. You may bring your own climbing equipment but it must be LOLER complient. This will be checked on the first day. A top handled saw may be brought also if one is available providing it complies with current safety standards. Learners are encouraged to bring their own equipment so as to become familiar with it for when they return to work.
Costs & Breakdown: Training £270 plus vat Assessment £120 no vat (Includes NPTC registration)
Notes: Candidates will need to bring their own lunch when off site. Hot drinks will be provided for the duration of the course, free of charge.