CS31 (unit 203) Fell & Process Trees up to 380mm diameter Using a Chainsaw

This qualification is about the directional felling of trees using a chainsaw. The felling technique will be appropriate to tree size, weight, condition and species as well as taking into account guidebar size and weather conditions. This covers both coniferous and broadleaved trees, trees that are upright, trees that are weighted towards and that are weighted against a given felling direction.

Course aims

  • Be able to work safely
  • Know relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice
  • Know how to fell and process trees up to 380mm diameter
  • Be able to fell and process trees up to 380mm diameter
  • Know how to remove branches from felled trees using a chainsaw
  • Know how to take down hung-up trees

For more info: http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/index.htm