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A three day course to learn the skills to dismantle a windblow tree. It will provide the knowledge and skills required for learners to be assessed in the qualifications.

Pre requisites – Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting (CS30) and Felling of Trees under 380mm (CS31)

The course covers:

  • Emergency procedures
  • Initiating and maintaining communication
  • Hazards and risks
  • Health and safety legislation and industry good practice
  • Environmental risks and minimising them
  • Safe working areas
  • Emergency response kit
  • Using and maintaining equipment and PPE
  • Pre-start checks
  • Safe use of the chainsaw
  • Securing unstable structures
  • Pulling equipment for felling different trees
  • Carrying out assisted fell operations
  • Tree crown breakdown
  • Safe disposal of waste
  • Restoring and securing a site

Both City & Guilds or Lantra Awards assessment are available to undertake.

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