Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness is for individuals who use chainsaws as part of their work in arboriculture, forestry or other industries. It will provide the knowledge, understanding and skills required to use chainsaws from a rope and harness safely, to industry standards in line with current legislation.
Topics covered include risk assessment, emergency planning, legislation, industry best practice, environmental considerations, tree condition, tools and equipment, pruning techniques, and pruning from a rope and harness.
To achieve this qualification candidates must successfully achieve a one to one practical assessment with oral questioning by an NPTC City & Guilds approved assessor.
Worth noting: You must be physically fit, and not suffering from vertigo or similar conditions, to be eligible.