Using a Chainsaw from a Rope & Harness CS39 (CS0967)

Lantra and N.P.T.C. Certification

A three day course which examines the climbing techniques required when operating a chainsaw in a tree and the range of cutting techniques required. The course leads to N.P.T.C. accredited units CS 39.

Instructor: Various

Cost: £340 per person + certification.Does not include NPTC certification. For NPTC price see assessment price list

Venue: Various

Maximum Trainees: 4

Duration: 3 days

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Requirements: CS30 (CS0960), CS31 (CS0961) CS37 and CS38 (CS0966)

Equipment: Click here for Equipment list.

Leads to NPTC unit 39

The course will cover the following:

  • Identification of climbing hazards, both in and around the tree
  • Use of ladders, rope and harness to achieve safe working positions in a tree
  • Different types of climbing systems - direct stropping techniques, knots, prussic loop, etc
  • Use of handsaws and chainsaws while suspended by rope and harness within the tree
  • Branch removal and target pruning using appropriate cuts
For more information click here to view the City & Guilds NPTC scheme documentation.

Other courses in this series include: