Chainsaw Course

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This course is made up of two components:

  1. The online course, which consists of three online modules. Each module has course material followed by a short assessment of ten questions, based around the safe operation and maintenance of chainsaws.
  2. A full day’s practical training with our experienced tutors, putting into practice what you’ve covered in your online course.

In this course you’ll learn about: 

  • Hazards relating to chainsaw use. 
  • Safety features on a chainsaw. 
  • Correct P.P.E to wear. 
  • Sharpening and tensioning the chain. 
  • Rules around refuelling the chainsaw. 
  • Correct starting methods. 
  • Different cutting techniques. 
  • Best practices for chainsaw use. 
  • The dangers of kick-back. 
  • Maintenance. 
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