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SHORT COURSES

Chainsaws – Certificate of Competence in using a Chainsaw from a Rope & Harness (CS39)

Level 2

Course code: F21P605
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 3 Days
Subject area: Adult Short Courses,Forestry & arboriculture
Location: Holme Lacy
Fee: Full Cost - £540.00

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

Before attending this course, candidates must have achieved the following: Award in chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting (CS30), Award in felling and processing trees up to 380mm (CS31) and Award in accessing a tree using a rope and harness including aerial tree rescue operations (CS38). The course will cover the aerial operation of chainsaws using different techniques for delimbing trees. The course content: *Identification and inspection of equipment * Preparation of equipment for use * Operate a chainsaw from a rope and harness.

What qualification will I gain?

CS39 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Free Fall Techniques.

What you could do next

Further more advanced forestry courses such as rigging.

Popular modules

This course consists of three modules * Identification and inspection of equipment * Preparation of equipment for use * Operate a chainsaw from a rope and harness.

Key facts

Duration: 3 days (plus additional 1/2 day for NPTC assessment). Venue: Holme Lacy Campus Time 9.15 to 4.30 Dates: 29th -30th Nov 23; 18th -20th March 24; 8th -10th May 24; 1st -3rd May 24

,Full Cost – £540.00

Assessment methods

Following the course, candidates will be assessed for NPTC Level 2 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Free Fall Techniques. This is a practical assessment which will take place on a separate day. Tests are organised by NPTC to take place at College, however if you wish to reschedule this to take place on your own site, please advise at time of booking.