Update the full range of your chainsaw skills with our dedicated refresher course.
Platinum Safety is an approved Lantra Awards Training Centre based in Co. Limerick and we currently have a number of approved Instructors. We provide Lantra Chainsaw +F Refresher Training Services in Limerick, Cork, Galway, Clare, Tipperary, Dublin and Nationwide on request.
Overview in Brief
Chainsaws are powerful and dangerous tools.
Operating and maintaining them with total confidence and expertise is essential.
Platinum Safety’s combined maintenance, cross-cutting, felling and processing refresher course will help you do just that.
This Chainsaw+F Refresher course is designed for the forestry industry and meets the requirements for the Forest Industry Safety Accord (FISA).
The Finer Details
Platinum Safety’s two-day chainsaw course offers a balanced mix of theory and practical sessions.
There are five modules in all.
The first covers safety, health and welfare and is mandatory. It must be completed before the other modules.
We will, however, accept equivalent health and safety certification if it has been completed within five years of this refresher course.
Examples of equivalent certification include:
- IOSH (Managing Safely)
- NEBOSH Certificate
- Lantra Awards Health & Safety and Practical Risk Assessment
- Construction Skills Health and Safety equivalent to 5 days training
- BSC level 3 Occupational Safety or above
- Level 3 Award in Controlling Risks to Health & Safety in Agriculture and Production Horticulture (QCF).
You will need a minimum level of fitness to complete this course.
What Will Be Covered?
By the end of the course, you’ll have worked through:
- Safety, health, and welfare
- Chainsaw maintenance
You’ll receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course
At a Glance
- DELIVERY METHOD: Theory/practical
- DURATION: 13.5 Hours
Before attending this course you must have completed chainsaw maintenance, cross-cutting, felling, and processing trees up to 380mm.