Lantra Chainsaw basic felling techniques up to 200mm in diameter

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who already holds certification for Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross cutting and is required to operate chainsaws for felling small trees up to 200mm only.

What will you learn?
  • Introduction.
  • Legal requirements.
  • Safe practice.
  • Assessing the tree.
  • Brushing.
  • Escape routes.
  • Felling using conventional cuts.
  • Felling using alternative methods.
  • De-limbing.
  • Dealing with hung-up trees.
  • Clearing site and chainsaw checks.

The course provides both training and assessment, so that by the end of the course you know whether you have reached the Lantra Awards standard. If you are successful, you will be awarded not only a Certificate of Basic Training, but also a nationally recognised Skills ID Card.


£398.40 per person
2 day course

inclusive of VAT and registration/assessment fee

basic felling techniques

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