Whether you are a beginner or an experienced tree faller this course offers something for every level
of chainsaw operator.
Have you been using a saw for a long time and are interested in an excellent refresher?
Would you like to build your confidence and expand your ability in falling trees safely and quickly?
In Technical Tree Felling and Cutting, you will learn about the newest equipment and techniques
related to felling trees, and about the unique challenges presented by felling trees in the urban
environment. Assessing risks and hazards, safe chainsaw use, maintenance, limbing and bucking,
dealing with spring poles and understanding compression and tension are all components of this
program. This course will educate learners about why notches and back cuts work as they do and
how the methodology affects the success of accurate tree falling. Participants will have the
opportunity to practice notching and back cut techniques in a practical setting.