Chainsaws, Forestry and Arboriculture

CS35 (003937) Individual Windblown Branches

Course Details

Course duration 2

Cost per day £150.00

Qualification cost £146.00

Total course cost £535.20 (inc VAT)

NPTC City and Guilds

CS30 (unit 003920)

PPE requirement
Safety helmet / eye protection / hearing protection / gloves / leg protection / protective boots / high visibility non-snag outer clothing

Number of delegates 4

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Who is the course for:

This course is for experienced chainsaw operators who are required to tackle individual wind blown trees, such as trees that have fallen during a storm.


Course objectives:

·       To understand the Legislation, Regulations, & Industry Good Practice related to the use of chainsaws and winches, relevant to individual windblown trees.

To understand and practice Risk Assessment and Environmental Protection on site, relevant to individual windblown trees.

·       To understand and demonstrate the safety considerations when dealing with
individual windblown trees when severing root-plates.

·       To understand and demonstrate the use of use of winches to restrain Individual
Windblown trees, including offset winching.

·       To sever root-plates both under and over, safely and accurately, with and without winch restraint.

·       To de-tension winch, ensure root-plate and tree safe for snedding or dismantling, with further use of winch to restrain tree as necessary

·       To remove branches and crosscut stems, to specified standards of accuracy using safe efficient techniques, presenting produce for subsequent extraction or loading


·        To inspect and stow winch and ancillary equipment for further use


Assessments  take place on a separate day.





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Central England Training Ltd

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01926 495024
07754 039214
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