Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross-cutting, Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm +F Refresher

At a Glance

Delivery Method:
13.5 Hours
Course Prerequisites:

Before attending this course you must have completed chainsaw maintenance, cross-cutting, felling, and processing trees up to 380mm.

Update the full range of your chainsaw skills with our dedicated refresher course.This course is for those who are already operating in industry and need to complete refresher training as set out in the Chainsaws at Work INDG317 document.

Overview in brief

Chainsaws are powerful and dangerous tools.

Operating and maintaining them with total confidence and expertise is essential.

Our combined maintenance, cross-cutting, felling and processing refresher course will help you do just that.

This course is designed for the forestry industry and meets the requirements for the Forest Industry Safety Accord (FISA).

The finer details

Our two-day course offers a balanced mix of theory and practical sessions.

There are five modules in all.

The first covers safety, health and welfare and is mandatory. It must be completed before the other modules.

We will, however, accept equivalent health and safety certification if it has been completed within five years of this refresher course.

Examples of equivalent certification include:

  • IOSH (Managing Safely)

  • NEBOSH Certificate

  • Lantra Awards Health & Safety and Practical Risk Assessment

  • Construction Skills Health and Safety equivalent to 5 days training

  • BSC level 3 Occupational Safety or above

  • Level 3 Award in Controlling Risks to Health & Safety in Agriculture and Production Horticulture (QCF).

Worth noting: You will need a minimum level of fitness to complete this course.

What will be covered?

By the end of the course, you'll have worked through:

  • Safety, health and welfare
  • Biosecurity
  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • Felling
  • Cross-cutting

You'll receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.

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