CS 47 Operate a chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)

Operate a chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)

Course Code: CS 47
Course Description: A 1 day course to train people to operate a chainsaw from within a Mobile Elevated Work Platform.
Suitable For: Any person wishing to operate a chainsaw from within a MEWP.
Pre-Requisites: CS30, CS31, Operate a M.E.W.P. Candidates who also hold City & Guilds NPTC CS38 & CS39 would not be required to hold this unit (CS47) unless it is a specific requirement of a contract owner.
Duration/Format: 1 day.
Times: 9.00am to 5.00pm daily
Learning Outcomes: Risk Assessment and Legislation.
Identify environmental factors that may be present.
Undertake hazard assessment of tree to be worked upon.

Carry out pre-use inspection and set up prior to using a MEWP

• Set up a MEWP for work

• Achieve a safe working position with the MEWP

• Operate a chainsaw from the MEWP to remove lateral limbs

• Operate a chainsaw from the MEWP to remove vertical stem sections

Equipment Needs: A waterproof coat (course will continue even in rain). Candidates should bring chainsaw PPE.  All other equipment needed will be provided.
Costs & Breakdown: Training £135.00 + VAT. Assessment £145.00 zero VAT.
Notes: Candidates will need to bring their own packed lunch. Hot drinks will be provided for the duration of the course, free of charge.