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This practical course, formerly known as CS31, builds on the knowledge gained in the chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting course. After successful completion, students will be able to safely fell and process small trees up to 380mm in diameter. Chainsaws will be provided but students must provide their own PPE.

Equipment required

  • Forestry Helmet (EN 397) with ear muffs and mesh visor.
  • Chainsaw Protective Trousers (pr EN 381-5) Type C all-round leg protection.
  • Safety Boots with chainsaw protection to BS EN ISO 20345:2004 and bearing a shield depicting a chainsaw to show compliance with EN381-3 (toe cap - EN 345 Chainsaw protection pr EN 345 part 2). For on ground operations, Forestry ‘Wellingtons’ with chainsaw protection are suitable.
  • Chainsaw gloves (EN381-7).

Please do not delay your booking – to guarantee your place, please book 2 weeks in advance of course date

Dates & Location:

16th December - 19th December 2019 

17th February - 20th February 2020

Time: 09:00- 17:00

Plumpton College

Duration:

4 days

Additional day for assessment.

Costs:

£650 Tuition Fee
£144 Assessment Fee

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