County Tyrone

Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross Cutting

UFU members price £312.00 inc VAT (non- UFU price £348.00 inc VAT)

This course will be suitable for you if you work in or are looking to work in any of the following industries; Agriculture, Horticulture, Woodland, Local Authorities, Conservation, Construction, Land-based.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Identify the necessary personal protective equipment required, report on its condition and locate the various standard marks
  • Identify required health and safety features on a chainsaw
  • Prepare the chainsaw for use with the correct fuel/oil mix and chain lubrication
  • Start the chainsaw from both cold and hot in a safe manner
  • Carry out pre-cutting safety tests - and state the procedures if the chainsaw fails these tests
  • State the possible hazards/risks when carrying out maintenance or operational tasks
  • Organise site safety and state the procedures required
  • Identify faults and defects on a chainsaw and decide which you can sort yourself and which will need the help of a service engineer
  • Select and identify the correct tools to enable maintenance and report on their serviceability
  • Carry out all routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s instruction book and/or the Lantra Awards workbook
  • Cross-cut timber accurately to required lengths
  • Assess and explain the terms ‘tension’ and ‘compression’ in timber
  • Adopt safe procedures to remove a trapped guide bar
  • Handle and stack timber in a safe manner

Next course - 27th & 28th August 2019, book via link below:

Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross cutting - 27th/28th August 2019  

 

First Aid Course 

UFU members price £40.00 inc VAT (non-discounted price £58.00 inc VAT)

This is a half-day attendance course where you’ll learn the basic skills and techniques of first aid.

There is no assessment, but you’ll get a certificate at the end of the training.

Course session:

  • Resuscitation
  • Unconsciousness
  • Airway and breathing problems
  • Circulation problems
  • Minor wounds and bleeding
  • Minor injuries to bones, muscles, and joints
  • Other serious conditions

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Safe Use of Pesticides - UFU price £125 inc VAT (non-discounted price £153.75 inc VAT)

  • 1 day + 1 hr assessment

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Rodent Control - UFU price £118.75 VAT (non-discounted price £143.75 inc VAT)

  • 1 day course

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Boom Sprayer -  Friday 24th & Tuesday 28th May 2019

UFU price £275 inc VAT 

non-member price £337.50 VAT

(please note - Safe use of pesticides must be completed before booking this course)

1 day + 2.5 hr assessment 

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Hand Held Applicator - UFU Price £175 inc VAT (non discounted price £210 inc VAT)

 

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PA2F WEED WIPER COURSE- UFU price £275 inc VAT (non-discounted price £337.50 inc VAT)

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Telehandler Course - UFU price £204 inc VAT (non-discounted price £246 inc VAT)

[Please note this course venue is in Antrim, see booking form for details]

This course is suitable for those with some experience in operating this type of machinery.

 

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Interested in one of these courses?  Please complete our  Register your interest in a course form


Please be aware if a cancellation is made at least 72 hours in advance of the scheduled course 50% of the fee will be refunded.
If a cancellation is made within 72 hours or if you fail to attend the scheduled course there will be no refund for the fees. 
If, for any reason we need to cancel the training course we will endeavour to accommodate you on another course or refund the cost of fees in full.