Treepartner Training Courses

M05

Use of Cutting Tools (Including chainsaws) from a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP)

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. If top-handled chainsaws are to be included in the training then trainees must also hold a qualification in Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness.

This course introduces trainees to the safe use of cutting tools from Mewps using a wide range of cutting tools.

Why Treepartner Training?

  • Lantra certificated course
  • 1 day or 2-day course duration depending upon individuals experience and/or specific needs
  • 2:1 trainee to instructor ratio
  • Delivered by instructors with extensive and current experience
  • Can travel to a location of your choice
This 1 or 2-day course will cover a range of topics including:
  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment including site zonation and communication
  • PPE requirements including selection, inspection, fitting and correct use of fall protection equipment
  • Equipment overview
  • Basic pruning principles
  • Pre use inspection and operational safety checks of the MEWP
  • Machine operation
  • Securing and transporting tools
  • Work positioning and cutting techniques using a range of tools including battery powered and petrol driven chainsaws
  • Use of pull lines and slings to control sections

Course Fees

Price per person (1 day)

£250

Price per person (2 days)

£450

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 Use of Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevating Work Platform – MEWP (Qualification No: 0039-38)