Hone your specialist chainsaw skills with our comprehensive two-day course.
Overview in brief
Any work involving the use of a chainsaw carries an element of risk.
Operating a chainsaw from a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) is no exception.
Our course is designed to help set up that risk.
It’s appropriate for anyone aged 16 or over.The finer details
We expect you to have a working knowledge of chainsaw maintenance and cross-cut techniques.
You’ll also need to have a current licence to practice in the type of MEWP you aim to use.
Our course does not include work with MEWPs that are not controllable from the platform bucket.
We use a balanced mix of theory and practical sessions.
You’ll learn the latest safety guidelines and legislation.
We’ll also teach you the practical skills required to operate your chainsaw safely and efficiently.
- HSE legislation and safety guidelines
- MEWP equipment
- Checks before using a MEWP
- Setting up the MEWP
- Chainsaw use
- Completion of work.
Worth noting: You must be physically fit and not on any medication that could affect your safety.
This is not a course for anyone suffering from vertigo or similar conditions.
There may be courses you’ll need to have completed before undertaking this one.
If you’re unsure, please check with your training provider.More info