CS31 (unit 20-04) Felling Small Trees (100-380mm)

Course Description
Suitable for the novice operator with little or no experience of chainsaw felling, who are required to operate chainsaws for felling to guide bar length.

Course Content
Correctly assess the situation prior to free felling a straight open grown tree up to a maximum of 380mm diameter, and with the aid of wedges and/or felling lever, fell it in a chosen direction
Remove limbs from felled trees and cross cut, handle and and stack timber in a safe and efficient manner
Identify types of timber, potential hazards and stresses, correctly assess if timber is in compression or tension, and select the appropriate technique to deal with the particular situation
Take down hung up trees using hand tools
Recognise situations where specialist help is required

Duration
Three Days

Maximum Delegates: 4

Pre-requisites
NPTC/Lantra CS30 qualification or training

For course details and costs, please contact:-

Jill Salt
Tel:       01926 495024 / 07754 039214
Email:  jill@middleenglandtraining.co.uk

Julie Gibson
Tel:      07715 311657
Email:  julie@middleenglandtraining.co.uk