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Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw using Freefall Techniques

Aerial cutting of trees with a chainsaw using freefall techniques


Units 308 (CS39)

A 3 day course looking at basic techniques for removing sections of tree safely with a chainsaw


Course Content

  • Health & safety & industry best practice

  • Be able to remove sections of tree with a chainsaw combining free fall and hand held techniques

  • Work positioning techniques whilst operating a chainsaw

  • Introducing a vast array of additional work positioning equipment



Must have gained NPTC Units:

201/202 (CS30) - Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting

203 (CS31) - Felling of Small Trees upto 380mm

206/306 (CS38) - Tree Climbing and Rescue