Chainsaw Training & Assessment

We offer full training and assessment to ABA International Standards for European Chainsaw Certificate (ECC)

Introduction - Maintenance & Cross-cutting
ECC - Level 1
 
  • ​​ Maintain & sharpen a chainsaw

  • Undertake operational & safety checks

  • Safely cross-cut timber

  • Demonstrate an understanding of relevant underpinning knowledge of health, safety and good practice

 

Basic Skills - Tree Felling Techniques
ECC - Level 2
  • Fell and process trees up to 380mm size

  • Undertake operational & safety checks

  • Safely cross-cut timber under guide bar size & remove branches

  • Safely take down a hung-up tree without a winch and demonstrate an understanding of relevant underpinning knowledge of health, safety and good practice

Advanced Tree Felling Techniques
ECC - Level 3
 
  • Fell and process trees over 380mm size

  • Undertake operational & safety checks

  • Safely cross-cut timber over guide bar size & remove branches

  • Safely take down a hung-up tree with a winch and demonstrate an understanding of relevant underpinning knowledge of health, safety and good practice

Advanced - Windblown & Damaged Tree Felling Techniques
ECC - Level 4

 

  • Fell and process damaged trees & root plates under and over guide bar length

  • Undertake operational & safety checks; safely cross-cut timber over guide bar size & remove branches

  • Safely take down damaged trees with a winch

  • Safely sever root plates restrained by a winch and demonstrate an understanding of relevant underpinning knowledge of health, safety, and good practice