Chainsaw & Arboriculture

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    Chainsaw Felling of Trees up to 380mm diameter – 3 Days. Next course dates: 22nd-24th April 2020

    Next course dates:  22nd – 24th April 2020

    This LANTRA run training course aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and skills in the operation of petrol driven chainsaws required for felling of trees up to 380 mm in diameter. It introduces trainees to the hazards and risks involved with operating a chainsaw and to comply with health and safety legislation. The length of training is three days which covers practical elements in woodland sites with a half day assessment taken on a 4th day, usually on the Monday or Tuesday of the following week. We provide LANTRA course materials & Certification followed by City & Guilds NPTC Qualification.

    We recommend refresher training be undertaken every 3-5 years.

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    Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting – 2 Days – 20th & 21st April 2020

    Next course dates: 20th & 21st April 2020

    This LANTRA run training course aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic skills in the operation and maintenance of petrol driven chainsaws. It introduces trainees to the hazards and risks involved with operating a chainsaw and to comply with health and safety legislation. The length of training is two days which covers a mix of both theory, workshop and practical elements with a two and half hour City & Guilds NPTC assessment taken on a 3rd day, usually on the Monday or Tuesday of the following week. We provide LANTRA course materials & Certification followed by City & Guilds NPTC Qualification.

    We recommend refresher training be undertaken every 3-5 years.

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    Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross-Cutting & Felling of Trees up to 380mm diameter – 5 Days – 20th-24th April 2020 – 2 SPACES LEFT!

    This LANTRA run training course aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic skills in the operation and maintenance of petrol driven chainsaws along with the skills required for felling of trees up to 380 mm in diameter. It introduces trainees to the hazards and risks involved with operating a chainsaw and to comply with health and safety legislation. The length of training is five days which covers a mix of both theory, workshop and practical elements with a half day City & Guilds NPTC assessment taken on a 6th day, usually on the Monday or Tuesday of the following week. We provide LANTRA course materials & Certification followed by City & Guilds NPTC Qualification.

    We recommend refresher training be undertaken every 3-5 years.

    Next course dates:  20th to 24th April 2020 – 2 SPACES LEFT, BOOK NOW!

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    Chainsaw Refresher in Maintenance & Cross-Cutting – 1 Day. Next course dates: 20th April 2020.

    Next course dates: 20th April 2020

    This LANTRA run refresher training course aims to refresh trainees of the basic skills in the operation and maintenance of petrol driven chainsaws. It re-introduces trainees to the hazards and risks involved with operating a chainsaw and to comply with health and safety legislation. The length of training is one day which covers a mix of both workshop and practical elements on cross-cutting of timber and manual stacking. We provide LANTRA course materials & Certification with integrated assessment.

    We recommend refresher training be undertaken every 3-5 years.

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    Chainsaw Refresher in Maintenance, Cross-Cutting & Felling of Trees up to 380 mm diameter – 2 Days. Next course dates: 20th & 21st April 2020. 

    This LANTRA run refresher training course aims to refresh trainees’ knowledge, understanding and basic skills in the operation and maintenance of petrol driven chainsaws along with the skills required for felling of trees up to 380 mm in diameter. It re-introduces trainees to the hazards and risks involved with operating a chainsaw and to comply with health and safety legislation. The length of refresher training is two days which covers a mix of both theory, workshop and practical elements of cross-cutting and felling in a woodland site. We provide LANTRA course materials & Certification.  We recommend refresher training be undertaken every 3-5 years.

    TRAINEES MUST HOLD A QUALIFICATION (City & Guilds or LANTRA) IN MAINTENANCE, CROSS-CUTTING & FELLING OF TREES 380 mm DIAMETER in order to undergo refresher training.

    Next course dates:  20th & 21st April 2020.  PLEASE BOOK NOW!

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    Hedge Laying – 2 Day LANTRA run course with Training & Assessment

    This is an extremely good, “hands-on” course in practical hedge laying! We run the course over 2 days with a qualified LANTRA instructor and comprehensive workbooks.  You will be expected to bring along hand tools such as:  Bow Saw, Bill Hook, Hedge Knife, Axe and a means for sharpening these.  Chainsaws are only allowed with proof of certification.

    We can have a maximum of 6 trainees on this course.  We tend to run Hedge Laying courses over the winter months., usually in January or February.

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    Level 2 Award in Forestry Clearing Saw

    Course can be run either as as a LANTRA one day training or as an Integrated Training with a City & Guilds Assessments or the same day for a maximum of 4 trainees.

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    Level 2 Award in Manual Fed Woodchipper

    Course can be run either as as a LANTRA one day training or as an Integrated Training with a City & Guilds Assessments or the same day for a maximum of 4 trainees.

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    Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Brushcutter/Trimmer (Petrol operated Strimmers)

    Course can be run either as as a LANTRA one day training or as an Integrated Training with a City & Guilds Assessments or the same day for a maximum of 4 trainees.

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    Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP)

    Course can be run either as as a LANTRA one day training or as an Integrated Training with a City & Guilds Assessments or the same day for a maximum of 4 trainees.

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    Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Stump Grinder

    Course can be run either as as a LANTRA one day training or as an Integrated Training with a City & Guilds Assessments or the same day for a maximum of 4 trainees.