If you wish to apply for a full time course starting in September 2017, please find a course below
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This 2 day course aims to ensure that operators are safe, competent and understand the legislative requirements when operating and maintaining a chainsaw.
It is suitable for the professional user, which can be defined as “anyone who anticipates seeking contractual work in professional forestry, amenity or utility arboricultural activities”.
If you are an employer and require one or more employees to enrol onto this course please contact 0845 345 2235 or BusinessDevelopment@wiltshire.ac.uk
The course consists of Units 201 and 202, covering the following topics:
It is desired that attendees bring the following items of Personal Protective
Equipment (PPE) to the training and assessment:
- Chainsaw protection trousers
- Chainsaw protection boots
- Chainsaw protection gloves
- Chainsaw safety helmet (in date)
These must comply with current BS EN Standards. Please contact us if this is not available to you.
The purpose of the NPTC assessment is to prove occupational competence; further charges apply if re-assessment is required.
You are required to provide steel toe-capped safety boots and suitable outdoor clothing. A passport photograph is required at the start of the course for NPTC registration purposes.
NB: The assessment will take place after the training has been completed; this will be on a separate day. You will be sent the date in your joining instructions, 7 - 10 days before the courses start date.
If you have any questions please phone 0845 345 2235 or email BusinessDevelopment@wiltshire.ac.uk