Course Name: Intermediate Chainsaw Woodlands Trainers Association course - please note that this course will be accepted for falling in Alberta. If conducting chainsaw operations outside of Alberta, please contact the Field Research Office.
Date: May 3, 4 and 5th, 2018
Time: 8:30 to 4:30 pm
Cost: $650.00 (tax included). No refunds will be provided after April 20th, 2018.
Location: University of Alberta Botanic Gardens - see http://botanicgarden.ualberta.ca/Visit/Location-Parking
Directions: Specific directions will be provided upon registration. There is free parking.
This course is an comprehensive three day course which covers: safety considerations, basic saw maintenance and basic saw handling, emergency response plans, basic bucking and limbing techniques, bolt and boring cuts, compression/tension cuts and felling technical training. This course will have exam (hands-on as well as written components) and includes the cost of the the book and registration. There may be an opportunity for re-certification course (usually one day) but only if you have taken your previous certification with Woodlands Trainers Association. Note: maximum of 8 participants
What to bring:
The instructor will provide all power saws, PPE, first aid and felling training stands where needed. All registrants will need to bring CSA safety footwear, gloves, lunch and water as well as find your transportation to the site.