Lantra Chainsaw Training Courses and NPTC Chainsaw Proficiency
Lantra 2 day - Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting
Domestic Users: Requires no prior experience. Perfect for chopping firewood or starting chainsaw sculpture. Learn how to use a chainsaw safely. (Not tree felling)
Professional Users: Foundation course everyone must do.
Full preparation for CS30 assessment.
Stand-alone qualification for ground workers, hedgers and carvers.
Lantra 4 day - Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross-cutting and Felling Trees up to 8" in Diameter
Integrated Training and Assessment (ITA) Course (valid for 5 years)
Lantra 5 day - Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross-cutting and Felling Trees up to 15" in Diameter
Full preparation for CS30 and CS31 assessments. These are the essential core qualifications to allow you to work for the Forestry Commission, and to allow you to take the more advanced chainsaw units.
Everyone in professional tree work has to start here.
Training Only Course (Certificate of Attendance only. Must be followed by an NPTC assessment).
These are the basic chainsaw courses. Environment Skills Training delivers more advanced chainsaw training on application.
The next levels are:
Felling Medium trees (15" to 30" diameter), includes use of felling wedges and winches
Felling Individual Windblown trees
Felling Multiple Windblown trees
Pruning using a Pole Saw
Tree climbing and aerial rescue using ropes (basic tree-surgery unit)
Use of chainsaw in a tree (basic tree-surgery unit)
Each of these more advanced units requires its own NPTC assessment. Please call us on 0808 178 2757 to discuss exactly what you need in your work situation.
All chainsaw courses offered by Environment Skills Training are accredited by Lantra Awards.
Call us on Freephone 0808 178 2757
Note: There are several possible sources of funding for your course. Please check the Funding page on the website, or call us to see if you are eligible for financial assistance for your course.