Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting (NPTC)
About the Course
The module requires reading and interpreting of information such as safety instructions and technical knowledge and prepares participants for NPTC independent assessment. This intensive practical course requires a good level of physical fitness and an ability to study written technical information.
This course is a pre-requisite to Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm.
• Chainsaw gloves - approved pictogram to BS EN 381-7
• Chainsaw boots - BS EN ISO 17249 bearing a shield depicting a chainsaw to show compliance with EN381-3, spats are no longer allowed.
We are governed by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations therefore participants will not be allowed to start any chainsaw course without chainsaw boots and gloves.
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For group bookings please contact Lorraine Cornwell 01245 424286