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Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross Cutting - LANTRA Awards

LANTRA course with theory and practical training session and assessment covering the maintenance of chainsaws, safety guidelines and appropriate techniques.

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Product number: LANTRA_CCM|4005

To provide delegates with the skills and knowledge required to safely operate and maintain a chainsaw.  This is a hands-on course that delivers both practical skills and health & safety guidance.

  • Identify the necessary personal protective equipment required, report on its condition and locate the various standard marks
  • Identify required health and safety features on a chainsaw
  • Prepare the chainsaw for use with the correct fuel / oil mix and chain lubrication
  • Start the chainsaw from both cold and hot in a safe manner
  • Carry out pre-cutting safety tests - and state the procedures if the chainsaw fails these tests
  • State the possible hazards / risks when carrying out maintenance or operational tasks
  • Organise site safety and state the procedures required
  • Identify faults and defects on a chainsaw and decide which you can sort yourself and which will need the help of a service engineer
  • Select and identify the correct tools to enable maintenance and report on their serviceability
  • Carry out all routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s instruction book and / or the Lantra Awards workbook
  • Cross-cut timber accurately to required lengths
  • Assess and explain the terms ‘tension’ and ‘compression’ in timber
  • Adopt safe procedures to remove a trapped guide bar
  • Handle and stack timber in a safe manner

 

This course will be suitable for those working in, or looking to work in any of the following industries; Agriculture, Horticulture, Woodland, Local Authorities, Conservation, Construction, Land-based.

Due to the nature of the training a minimum level of fitness will be required for specific operations.  Whilst we would not want to disadvantage you as a learner, it is an essential requirement.

Upon successful completion of the course delegates will receive a LANTRA accredited certificate. City & Guilds Registration can be arranged at additional cost. For the City & Guilds certificate an additional exam will need to be completed which will be arranged during the training. There will be an additional cost for this certificate.

To provide delegates with the skills and knowledge required to safely operate and maintain a chainsaw.  This is a hands-on course that delivers both practical skills and health & safety guidance.

  • Identify the necessary personal protective equipment required, report on its condition and locate the various standard marks
  • Identify required health and safety features on a chainsaw
  • Prepare the chainsaw for use with the correct fuel / oil mix and chain lubrication
  • Start the chainsaw from both cold and hot in a safe manner
  • Carry out pre-cutting safety tests - and state the procedures if the chainsaw fails these tests
  • State the possible hazards / risks when carrying out maintenance or operational tasks
  • Organise site safety and state the procedures required
  • Identify faults and defects on a chainsaw and decide which you can sort yourself and which will need the help of a service engineer
  • Select and identify the correct tools to enable maintenance and report on their serviceability
  • Carry out all routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s instruction book and / or the Lantra Awards workbook
  • Cross-cut timber accurately to required lengths
  • Assess and explain the terms ‘tension’ and ‘compression’ in timber
  • Adopt safe procedures to remove a trapped guide bar
  • Handle and stack timber in a safe manner

 

This course will be suitable for those working in, or looking to work in any of the following industries; Agriculture, Horticulture, Woodland, Local Authorities, Conservation, Construction, Land-based.

Due to the nature of the training a minimum level of fitness will be required for specific operations.  Whilst we would not want to disadvantage you as a learner, it is an essential requirement.

Upon successful completion of the course delegates will receive a LANTRA accredited certificate. City & Guilds Registration can be arranged at additional cost. For the City & Guilds certificate an additional exam will need to be completed which will be arranged during the training. There will be an additional cost for this certificate.

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