For anyone using a Woodchipper for work purposes, either mounted, trailed or tracked
1 day for all users. Practical assessment with short questions at end of course
Novice & Experienced Operator/Refresher training available Refresher training is recommended approximately every three years
Do you have a group?
Our instructor can come to your site/workplace
Come and join us at one of our ‘open courses’
Lantra awards certificate of basic training & photo ID card
What should you bring to the course?
Chainsaw helmet or similar, visor / goggles, gloves, steel toe-capped work boots, loose non-snag work overalls, 2 passport photos
Training & assessment only applies to the chipper, not any towing or carrying machinery. This course is usually run using a trailed woodchipper.
Please contact us if you have any questions
What the course Includes:
• Pre-use checks & risk assessments
• Familiarisation with the machine and working parts
• Routine maintenance
• Blade checking & maintenance
• Daily / weekly checks
• Protective clothing
• Starting & pre-use checks
• Practical demonstrations & safe use
• A Safe working area
• Safe working practice
• Storage & transport.
• Legislative issues
All trainees must be over 16 years of age and in good health.
Persons with certain ailments or on certain medication may not be able to take part in the practical sessions