Treepartner Training Courses

F01

Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Basic Chainsaw Operation

This course aims to equip trainees with the necessary skills to maintain chainsaws and carry out a range of cross cutting techniques safely and efficiently. The course includes additional techniques for cross cutting timber with a diameter greater than the effective cutting length of the guide bar.

Why Treepartner Training?

  • 2:1 trainee to instructor ratio
  • Delivered by instructors with extensive and current experience
  • Introduces trainees to techniques for cross cutting timber with a diameter greater than the effective cutting length of the guide bar
This 2-day course covers the following topics:
  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Workshop and field maintenance skills of battery powered and petrol driven chainsaws
  • Site preparation, fuelling and pre-use checks
  • Ergonomic work techniques including the use of lifting/turning aids when handling and stacking timber
  • Measuring timber
  • Cutting techniques including cross cutting, vertical and horizontal bore cuts, step and reduction cuts

Course Fees

Price per person (2 days)

£450

Notes

  • When F01 and F02 are run back-to-back as a 5-day combined course the cost is £900
  • On completion of the training, a Treepartner Training Record of Training and Achievement (certificate) will be issued
  • Following successful completion of the training, Treepartner Training Ltd can organise the related City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting (Qualification No: 0039-20)