Date(s) - 10/12/2018 - 11/12/2018
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Berkshire College of Agriculture
This course covers health & safety issues and legislation relating to using chainsaws in the work-place. It takes the operator through various maintenance activities and the underpinning knowledge surrounding those tasks, before looking at starting procedures. Crosscutting timber is covered as is assessing timber and selecting the appropriate cutting sequence to cope with tension and compression.
Find out more about the chainsaw maintenance and crosscutting course.
- There are no pre-requisites for this course.
- Please remember that an additional day will be needed for the assessment.
- You will need to bring your own chainsaw and appropriate PPE, although we do have equipment that can be hired for the duration of the course if needed. Please read the various ticket options showing PPE and chainsaw hire.
- If hiring PPE, please complete the sizing information on the booking form too.