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This 2 day course is suitable for the ‘occasional user’ i.e those intending to use chainsaws for business, domestic or leisure activities. Candidates will learn the skills necessary to fell trees up to 200 mm [8”] in diameter in a safe and effective manner.
Please note: this course it is not suited for those who undertake forestry or arboriculture activities or those working on Forest Enterprises land.
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
During this course you will learn how to carry out the following techniques:
The course will involve a combination of theory and practical work and will culminate with an assessment at the end of the second day. The first assessment is included in this price. The purpose of the assessment is to prove occupational competence; further charges apply if re-assessment is required.
Upon successful completion, you will receive a nationally recognised Certificate of Training and Skills Identity Card, issued by LANTRA Awards.
This course enables new and existing operators to conform to the requirements of the “Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regs 1998”, “Approved Code of Practice” and “Guidance Notes GS48”
If you have any questions please contact 0845 345 2235 or BusinessDevelopment@wiltshire.ac.uk
You will need your own transport as the course takes place at Wiltshire College for half of the first day and is then at an alternative site for the rest of the course duration.