Lantra – Maintenance, Cross Cutting & Basic Felling Techniques- Enquire for costs

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Address:Lodgemore Lane, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3EQ


Date:26/01/2022 - 27/01/2022

Timings:8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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" The instructor explained everything perfectly. 10/10. "

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" Very well conducted, easily understandable with good practical experience. 10/10. "

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" An excellent and very helpful course. The visual aids, hand outs and the instructor were all excellent. 10/10. "

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" All the topics covered were very helpful to me and my colleagues. Thank-you for the instruction. 10/10. "

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RY – K Yateman & Sons Ltd
  • Spaces Available:10 Spaces
  • Duration:2
  • Dates:26/01/2022 - 27/01/2022
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This course has been designed for Candi-dates who are medically fit and are required to operate Chainsaws for cross cutting & Basic felling only.


To ensure that Candidates are Safe and competent in the operation & maintenance of the Chainsaw and that they are able to undertake basic felling of trees up to 200mm diameter safely and understand their duties under Health & safety law.


At the end of this course Candidates will be competent and proficient in the use of the Chainsaw for Cross Cutting and basic felling operations.


• Identify the PPE required, be able to report on its condition and locate standard marks
• Identify health & safety features required on a chainsaw
• Identify faults and defects and decides what an operator can do and what requires an engineers attention
• Correctly carry out all routine maintenance
• Prepare the chainsaw for use with the correct fuel/oil mix and saw lubrication
• Start the chainsaw from both hot and cold in a safe man-ner
• Carry out pre-cutting safety tests and state procedures if the chainsaw fails
• State the possible hazards/risks when carrying out mainte-nance or operational tasks
• Cross-cut timber accurately to required lengths
• Assess and explain tension and compression in timber
• Adopt safe procedures to remove a trapped guide bar
• Handle and stack timber in a safe manner
• Organise site safety and state the procedures required
• Preparation
• Felling
• De-Limbing
• Take down of hung up trees