Assisted Fell Operations

At a Glance

Delivery Method:
Theory/practical
Duration:
2 days
Course Prerequisites:
Before registering on this course you will need to have achieved the following:
  • Chainsaw maintenance.
  • Cross-cut Timber using a chainsaw.
  • Felling and processing trees up to 380mm.
  • Felling and processing trees over 380mm.

Boost your skills and your job prospects - with our dedicated assisted felling training course.

Overview in brief
Assisted felling is an essential skill for many people working in the forestry and arboricultural sectors.Our course will help you build on the skills and experience you already possess.It will give you the Knowledge and skills that you need to complete the Lantra Awards Level 3 Award in Assisted Fell Operations.
The finer details
This course will build your expertise in a highly skilled area of forestry and arboricultural work.You could be starting a new role. Or you might already be using your chainsaw skills across a range of relevant operations.Whatever your professional circumstances, our course will boost your confidence and help you meet the current standards of good working practice.Worth noting: Our course involves some physical sessions, so it's essential that you have at least a minimum level of fitness.
Who should attend?
If you are over the age of 16 and wish to develop your knowledge, understanding, and skills in the assisted felling of trees, then this course is suitable for you.Your role may require you to use your skills across a range of trees and timber operations.The training aims to ensure you can be confident that the minimum standards of good working practices are observed/followed at all times.
What will be covered?
By the end of this training course you will have covered:
  • Safe working
  • Preparing to undertake assisted fell operations
  • Estimating the effort required in the assisted fell
  • Setting up an assisted fell
  • Felling cuts
  • Alternative equipment for assisted felling. 

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