11 training courses found
This is a course for experienced arboriculturalists with an in depth knowledge of tree science, tree health and tree ID and at least 5 years forestry experience. 3 days to include written and practical exam Classroom based + site visit The course covers: Role of tree inspector in risk management legal framework affecting duties & liabilities of owner, manager & inspector of trees Constituents of a safe/healthy tree Methodology for carrying out advanced level tree inspection Collection of data in the field Recognition of mechanical & biological defects Identification of common pests, diseases and disorders Appropriate control/remedial measures to eliminate or reduce risk to acceptable level Prioritising tree/management works based on risk assessment Balance between remedial measures and benefits/values of trees.
· Day 1: · Day 2: · Days 3 to 5 · Workshop Safety · Maintaining guide bar and saw chain · Engine Maintenance · Safety features of a chainsaw · Personal Protective equipment · On site risk assessments · Starting a chainsaw & pre-use checks · Stopping the saw and safety checks · Emergency cut off devices · Safe working practices · Storage & transport. · Cross-cutting timber · Stack timber · Felling demonstration · Felling trees up to 380mm diameter · Additional felling techniques · De-limbing felled trees · Cross cutting trunks of felled trees · Take down hung-up trees · Practical demonstrations & safe use · Further issues regarding felling · Legislative issues.
Pre-use checks & risk assessments Familiarisation with the machine and working parts Routine maintenance Head changing & maintenance Daily / weekly checks Protective clothing Starting & pre-use checks Practical demonstrations & safe use A Safe working area Safe working practices Storage & transport. Legislative issues.
Introduction & aims Pre-use checks & risk assessments Familiarisation with the machine and working parts Routine maintenance Blade checking & maintenance Daily / weekly checks Protective clothing Starting & pre-use checks Practical demonstrations & safe use A Safe working area Safe working practices Storage & transport. Legislative issues.
Foundation Module (PA1 COMPULSORY): - 1 Day Introduction & aims Approved Code of Practice Storage, mixing & safe use COSHH & risk assessments
· Legislation · Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) · Tree climbing equipment · Rope configurations · Tree access · Tree Identificatio
· The Role of the First Aider · Incident and Casualty Assessment · Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) · Unconscious Casualty · Manageme
Learn how to safely and efficiently operate a grasscutter (mower). The course covers machine introduction, manufacturers operating manual, site safety awareness, personal protection and protective clothing, use of controls and safety features, maintenance, daily checks, operating practice, equipment care and cleaning and much more.
· Safe working practices · Tree climbing equipment · Rope configurations, tree access techniques · Work positioning, light branch removal
4 days for novice or less experienced users. 2 days for experienced users i.
This is an advanced course for tree surgeons who already hold units 201,202,203,206,306 &308 (was CS30,31,38 & 39) as well as reasonable tree climbing experience and their own equipment. First Aid training is strongly recommended.