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Lower Bush Farm provide Lantra Chainsaw and Treework Training and Assessment.

Our instructors and assessors have backgrounds in a variety of professional chainsaw use, tree work and instruction.

We provide a range of courses for Operators of Chainsaws and Woodchippers, Brushcutters/Trimmers.

To ensure you chose the right course, please read the information provided, or contact us if you are unsure.

Please be aware that I.T.A (Integrated Training and Assessment) is suitable for occasional users. I.T.A courses do not satisfy pre-requisite requirements
 for further training.
The Level 2 Award is suitable for chainsaw operators who use a chainsaw as the main role of their employment, such as working in Arboriculture or Forestry, where a national Certificate of
Competence is required. If you are unsure please contact us.

Minimum age for Training 16 yrs
All prices inclusive of Lantra fees, learning materials, instruction & assessment, and Lantra Insurance






 

Deforestation

Level 2 Award

Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (Once called CS30 & CS31)

5 Days training plus half a day Assessment.

Maximum of four learners to one instructor.

Refresher required every 5 years

No pre-requisites required

£850

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Level 2 Chainsaw units

(If taken seperatley)

Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting (CS30)

2 Days + assessment

No pre-requisites required

£395

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Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (CS31)

4 Days + assessment

Pre-requisite - Equivalent of CS30

£600

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Further Training

Extra training, 1:1 support or reduced class sizes can be provided by arrangement

I.T.A

Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 200mm 

4 Days training

Maximum of four learners to one instructor

Refresher required every 3 years

No pre-requisites required

£700

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I.T.A. Chainsaw Units

(if taken seperatley)

Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Only

2 Days

No pre-requisites required

£350

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Chainsaw Basic Felling Techniques up to 200mm

2 Days

£350

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Further Assessments

Initial assessment is included in the course fees. The following fees are in the unlikley event the candidate is not successful first time.

CS30 - £170

CS31 - £170

CS30 & CS31 - £230

Woodchipper

1 day

Maximum 6 learners to one instructor

No pre-requisites required

£250

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Brushcutter/Trimmer

1 or 2 days

Maximum 6 learners to one instructor

No pre-requisites required

1 Day (Experienced user) - £180

2 Day (Novice) - £280

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Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting Refresher

I.T.A. or CS30

1 day £180

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Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting and Felling and Processing Trees Refresher
2 Days £280

Either

Up to 380mm(CS31)

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or Basic Felling up to 200mm

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Lumberjack in Forest

Courses with Availability

With low instructor to learner ratios, courses need to be full, or nearly full to run.

We only advertise upcoming courses with spaces. So if you'd like to book onto a course, but don't see availability, please get in touch, and we can put you on a list or maybe offer you a cancellation. We can run a full, or nearly full course by request for customers with several operators.

15th October 2021      - 1 Day Brushcutter/Trimmer

25th October 2021      - 5 Day Chainsaw & Felling (CS30/CS31)

22nd November 2021 - 1 Day Brushcutter/Trimmer

6th December 2021     - 5 Day Chainsaw & Felling (CS30/CS31)

31st January   2022      - 1 & 2 DayChainsaw Refresher

Training Facilities

We have a spacious, and well ventillated training room, providing each learner with their own workbench, and bench vice. We have a full workshop for any extra repairs to equipment.

Lower Bush Farm consists of 40 acres of fields, woodlands and orchards. Some practical aspects of training is carried out on site when necessary. Most practical Chainsaw felling and processing of trees is carried out in other local woodlands and forests which are within a 5 minute drive.

Hot and cold drinks are provided free of charge. Please bring your own food, as well as drinks for when we are out in the woods or fields completing the practical elements of training and assessment.

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Recommendations for Equipment and PPE

We use the following stores

We are neither affiliated nor gain any reward for sales from these stores

T.F.M. (Telford Farm Machinery) with ONLINE SALES and stores at 

Telford - Ludlow - Bridgnorth - Newport - Penkridge Bromsgrove - Banbury

Chainsawbars.co.uk with ONLINE SALES and the largest stock of chainsaw chain in the United Kingdom

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