Emergency Tree Work Operations (formally CS50) NPTC / City and Guilds 21 January 2019
Yorkshire North East
- 21 - 23 January 2019
18 Duke Street, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9DN
Three days training plus one day assessment, covering how to deal with emergency tree work operations. Techniques, winching and safe operation.
This is a level 3 course for people who want to advance their careers in arboriculture. It is for those who have some experience of the dangers involved in the industry and the practices needed to read the stress and strains the tree comes under during felling.Currently more trees are being uprooted as the country experiences climate shifts and weather conditions which are more severe each year. The Award in Emergency Tree Work Operations training course offers you the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to help you become more confident and capable of dealing with trees in emergency situations.At the end of the course you will be able to correctly state the regulations and safety requirements relating to chainsaw use and assess the hazards and risks involved. You will be able to take the appropriate action to deal with lying windblown timber, partially windblown and broken timber. You will then cut the timber using appropriate techniques and control the movement of root plates.This course has physical demands and requires the carrying of equipment in woodland and forest environments.It is also strongly advised that candidates have attended a full first aid training course before coming on this course.Please note: The felling sites are located in remote locations in commercial forests within a 50mile radius of Settle. You need to be able to drive, have a suitable vehicle for logging roads and make your own way to the felling site.
Prior to coming on this course, you must have the Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting 20-03 (CS30), Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm 20-04 (CS31) or Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operation 20-03 & 20-04 (CS30 & CS31).
By the end of the course you should be able to:
1) Promote health and safety and industry good practice.
2) Carry out emergency tree work operations.
3) Understand relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice.
4) Understand how to carry out emergency tree work operations.
5) Be able to carry out emergency tree work operations safely.
You will require:
1) Chainsaw footwear.
2) Chainsaw gloves.
3) Chainsaw trousers.
4) Helmet with ear defenders, visor and in date.
5) Chainsaw with bar no longer than 18″.
All other PPE and equipment can be supplied by Lowe Maintenance at no extra cost, under the proviso that any damages and / or losses are replaced by the candidate.
Please get in touch with us if you wish to use your own equipment and machinery to check its suitability.
Three days for the training.
Once day approximately for the assessment (on a forth day).
Please note that the assessments are to be confirmed and you will be emailed with a date once the assessment has been scheduled.
We do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this.
Certification: Award in Emergency Tree Work Operations 21-05 City & Guilds NPTC Level 3