Treepartner Training Courses

F03

Felling and Processing Medium Trees with a Diameter at Felling Height of up to 760mm

Pre-Course Requirements:

To attend this course trainees must already hold a qualification in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling Small Trees up to 380mm

This course is designed to follow course F02 – Introduction to Felling and Processing Small Trees with a Diameter at Felling Height of up to 380mm. It is intended for individuals wishing to understand the complexities of felling trees with a diameter at felling height greater than the effective cutting length of the guide bar (upper limit 760mm) and the setup and operation of associated equipment including the industrial portable power winch.

Why Treepartner Training?

  • 2:1 trainee to instructor ratio
  • Delivered by instructors with extensive and current experience
  • Increased timescale to accommodate necessary content and enable trainees to consolidate chainsaw skills under supervision
This 3-day course will cover the following topics:
  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Ergonomic working
  • Use of battery powered and petrol driven chainsaws
  • Organised felling and thinning techniques
  • Specialist techniques with a focus on felling trees with a diameter at felling height greater than the effective cutting length of the guide bar (upper limit 760mm)
  • Branch removal techniques
  • Take down of hung-up trees including the set up and operation of a hand winch
  • Set up and operation of industrial portable power winch for timber extraction
  • Set up and operation of mechanical and hydraulic wedges

Course Fees

Price per person (3 days)

£600

Notes

  • 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 3 Certificate of Competence in Felling and Processing Medium Trees over 380mm and up to 760mm (Qualification No: 0039-33).