Power Pole Pruners Course
Power pole pruners course (experienced chainsaw operatives) – NPTC unit 205 (formerly CS48) is for anyone who is employed in arboriculture, forestry, horticulture, landscaping and grounds maintenance who is, or will be required to operate powered pole pruners. Candidates who are inexperienced may need longer than the stated time to fully understand the information given.
There are no current planned courses, please contact us for more details.
The course provides the knowledge and skills required for candidates to be assessed on NPTC “Power Pole Pruner ” (NPTC CS48) certificate of competence.
- Introduction Risk Assessment
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Pre-use checks
- Safety Features Routine checks and maintenance
- Start machine and carry out safety checks
- Preparation of site, machine and materials
- Operation of Powered Pole Pruner
- Cleaning, transport and storage
- CS30 (Third day can be arranged (potentially) for inexperienced operative that do not hold CS30 (increases cost to £325); call to discuss.
1 days training | 1 days assessment
£290.00 + Vat per person
CS30 (Third day can be arranged (potentially) for inexperienced operative that do not hold CS30 (increases cost to £325); call to discuss.
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NPTC/City & Guilds Motor Manual Pole Pruner NPTC UNIT 205