NPTC Level 3 Award in Safe Use of a Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform (CS47)
Undertaking the Level 3 Award in Use of a Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform - MEWP Qualification will enable you to prove your competence in forestry and/or arboriculture operations and evidence your ability to meet licence to practice and/or other legal requirements made by the relevant sector, professional or industry.
This course covers the skills and knowledge to safely and effectively use a chainsaw from a Mobile elevated work platform (MEWPs) to Industry standard.
All candidates must hold the following units Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting (formally CS30), Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (formally CS31) and also a Level 2 Award in the Safe use of Mobile Elevated Work Platform.
This 1 day practical course will cover the following;
Understand relevant health and safety and industry good practice
Be able to promote health and safety and industry good practice
Understand how to set up and operate a MEWP
Be able to set up and operate a MEWP in accordance with industry good practice and the operator’s manual
Understand how to deal with emergency situations affecting operators working from a MEWP
Understand how to operate a chainsaw from a MEWP
Be able to operate a chainsaw from a MEWP
Be able to prepare a MEWP for transport
The course is assessed by a external practical assessment from NPTC the day after training.
A 1 day practical course with a practical assessment the following day.
Houghall Campus, Durham
The course runs at various times throughout the year subject to demand.
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Fees are payable in advance.
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (18 Jul 2018 11:10) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually
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