August 18, 2011

Chainsaw Courses From Leading Land Based Training Provider Newlands Training

DORCHESTER, England, August 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

Do you have the right certificates for the job you do? Leading land
based training provider [ ] Newlands Training
has reminded all arboriculturalists working with chainsaws that they are
required to hold certificates of competence before they can work.

Newlands Training supplies a range of basic and intermediate chainsaw
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supporting a wide variety of occupations, the full list can be found on

For more advanced needs, Newlands Training offer an Operate Chain Saw
from Rope and Harness
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course, which allows operatives to use chainsaws in trees, undertaking
various activities from simple pruning to crown reduction and sectional
felling. Please note this course requires climbing skills as a
pre-requisite. NPTC provide the necessary range of qualifications and
Newlands Training offer experienced course instructors who teach this
programme on a regular basis all year round.

In addition or as an alternative Newlands Training also offer a NPTC
certificate (unit 47) Safe Use of a Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work
Platform (MEWP)
[ ]. This
allows competent chainsaw users to access higher levels using a MEWP, the
course is ideal for pruning limbs and removing vertical stem sections
without the need for a climbing qualification. Please be aware some
pre-requisite are required for this course, for more information please
contact Newlands Training on +44(0)1305-848454.

Lesley Simpson, Managing Director of Newlands Training has said 'So many
jobs within the arboricultural industry require people to work with
dangerous machinery. Our chainsaw courses teach people to respect safety
procedures, their equipment and eliminate some of the risk involved with
this type of work.' She added 'Our LANTRA Awards and NPTC courses support
the Health and Safety at Work Act, the Provision and Use of Work Equipment
Regulations 1998, and are designed to give students the ability to operate
machinery with competence and confidence.'

For more information about these courses, or any others Newlands
Training may offer, please visit
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Press Contacts

Lesley Simpson on +44(0)1305-848454, [email protected]

SOURCE Newlands Training