About the course
This 1 day course will cover the safe operation and maintenance of a Powered Pole Pruner. Candidates will be instructed to the level expected to gain the competence in the City and Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Safe Use Of A Powered Pole Pruner (QCF)
Pre-requisite units - None
Equipment Required for "Use of Chainsaw" Courses
Safety Helmet - Groundwork (HSE Recommended EN 397 with ear protection to EN 352 -3 & mesh visor to EN 1731) (Not exceeding 3 years old)
Chainsaw protective Gloves (HSE Recommended to EN 381-7)
Chainsaw Trousers (HSE Recommended to EN 381-5 (Chainsaw chaps are not suitable for College training)
Chainsaw Boots (HSE Recommended to EN 381-3) (Spats are not suitable for College training)
Personal First Aid Kit (containing a large wound dressing)
Suitable non-snag outdoor clothing including waterproofs, you should be prepared for all weather conditions.
General chainsaw maintenance equipment, including a chain filing kit etc.
Hi visibility vest (short sleeved is acceptable)
The above PPE, chainsaw, equipment etc. must be provided by the candidate attending
The fees include NPTC City & Guilds administration, registration and assessment charges. Re-test fees are not included
Assessments will be arranged to take place after training has been completed
You will be given the date and time during the training