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  1. The Ground-Based Chainsaw Training Course Refresher in Ireland

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    The Ground-Based Chainsaw Training Course Refresher in IrelandThe Irish Training Blog looks at The Ground-Based Chainsaw Training Course Refresher in Ireland in this article.

    The Ground-Based Chainsaw Training Refresher Course is a modular approach towards the need to refresh chainsaw skills. Instead of booking multiple courses and repeating sections of the training over and over again this LANTRA course allows you to select the modules that are appropriate to you and bundle them together into one package. 


    The Ground-Based Chainsaw Training Course Refresher Content:

    • Safety, Health & Welfare (mandatory)
    • Biosecurity
    • Chainsaw / Small Engine Maintenance
    • Felling up to 200mm
    • (#4344)Felling up to 380mm
    • (#4345)Felling up to 380mm
    • Branch Removal – Snedding & Delimbing
    • Cross-Cutting
    • Hung up Tress Using Hand Tools
    • Hand Winching
    • Powered Pole Pruner
    • Sever Uprooted or Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw


    How long does this course go on for?

    The Gorund-Based Chainsaw Training Course Refresher Duration is 2 days.

    Are there any Course Prerequisites?

    Yes, all candidates must first have completed the original course and:

    • Chainsaw / Small Engine Maintenance
    • Cross-Cutting
    • (Unit #4344) Felling up to 380mm
    • (Unit #4345) Felling up to 380mm
    • Sever Uprooted or Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw

    Where can I attend this course, or who do I contact?

     

    NATIONWIDE GROUND-BASED CHAINSAW TRAINING COURSE REFRESHER PROVIDERS

    Kearney Training & Consultancy Health & Safety Training Ltd

    COUNTIES COVERED IN IRELAND FOR GROUND-BASED CHAINSAW TRAINING

    Antrim

    Down

    Leitrim

    Roscommon

    Armagh

    Dublin

    Limerick

    Sligo

    Carlow

    Fermanagh

    Longford

    Tipperary

    Cavan

    Galway

    Louth

    Tyrone

    Clare

    Kerry

    Mayo

    Waterford

    Cork

    Kildare

    Meath

    Westmeath

    Derry

    Kilkenny

    Monaghan

    Wexford

    Donegal

    Laois

    Offaly

    Wicklow

    For further information, or to book a course, you can contact the following Ground-Based Chainsaw Training Course Refresher Providers directly:

    KTC Safety Training & Consultancy Ltd.
    Unit H, Ballydavis,
    Portlaoise,
    Co. Laois
    057 864 6619
    057 864 6632

    [email protected]

     

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  2. Chainsaw NTPC Training & Assessments in Ireland

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    Chainsaw NTPC Training & Assessments in IrelandThe Irish Training Blog offers a wide range of Chainsaw Training and Assessment Courses in Ireland and assessments under City & Guilds NPTC. City & Guilds NPTC is recognised and accepted by state organisations and insurance companies including: Coillte, Teagasc, ESB, Irish Rail, FBD, Aviva, and many more.

     

    We offer various Chainsaw Training & NPTC Assessment Courses:

    • Novice Chainsaw Training Courses
    • Chainsaw Course for Farmers
    • Tree Surgeon Chainsaw Training Courses
    • Forestry Professional Chainsaw Training Courses
    • Arboriculturist Chainsaw Training Courses
    • Horticulturist Chainsaw Training Courses


    Ground Based Chainsaw Operator Qualifications:

    • Chainsaw Maintenance and Operations – Occasional User
    • Chainsaw Maintenance
    • Cross-cut Timber Using a Chainsaw
    • Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm
    • Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw
    • Assisted Fell Operations
    • Emergency Treework  – Preparing and Agreeing Operations
    • Emergency Treework Operations

     

    Where can I attend this course, or who do I contact?

     

    NATIONWIDE CHAINSAW NPTC TRAINING & ASSESSMENTS COURSES PROVIDERS

    Kearney Training & Consultancy Health & Safety Training Ltd

    COUNTIES COVERED IN IRELAND FOR CHAINSAW NPTC TRAINING & ASSESSMENTS

    Antrim

    Down

    Leitrim

    Roscommon

    Armagh

    Dublin

    Limerick

    Sligo

    Carlow

    Fermanagh

    Longford

    Tipperary

    Cavan

    Galway

    Louth

    Tyrone

    Clare

    Kerry

    Mayo

    Waterford

    Cork

    Kildare

    Meath

    Westmeath

    Derry

    Kilkenny

    Monaghan

    Wexford

    Donegal

    Laois

    Offaly

    Wicklow

    For further information, or to book a course, you can contact the following Chainsaw NTPC Training & Assessments Courses Providers directly:

    KTC Safety Training & Consultancy Ltd.
    Unit H, Ballydavis,
    Portlaoise,
    Co. Laois
    057 864 6619
    057 864 6632

    [email protected]

     

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  3. The Handheld Hedge Trimmers Training Course in Ireland

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    The Handheld Hedge Trimmers Training Course in IrelandThe Irish Training Blog looks at The Handheld Hedge Trimmers Training Course in Ireland in this article.

    The Handheld Hedge Trimmers Training Course is aimed at to those who trim hedges or verges as part of their work, for example local authority grounds maintenance staff, contractors, groundsmen, and amenity horticultural staff.

     

    The Handheld Hedge Trimmer Training Course Content:

    • Pre-use checks and maintenance.
    • Identification of controls and instruments.
    • Operating the machine to trim a hedge (length, side and top) or verge (including around obstacles)

     

    How is this Course assessed, is there an exam?

    At the end of the course there is a practical test with one to one verbal questioning.

    What certification do candidates receive if successful?

    Candidates will receive a City&Guilds NPTC Trimmers Training Certification (AHT02).

    Where can I attend this course, or who do I contact?

     

    NATIONWIDE HANDHELD HEDGE TRIMMERS TRAINING COURSE PROVIDERS

    Kearney Training & Consultancy Health & Safety Training Ltd

    COUNTIES COVERED IN IRELAND FOR HANDHELD HEDGE TRIMMERS TRAINING

    Antrim

    Down

    Leitrim

    Roscommon

    Armagh

    Dublin

    Limerick

    Sligo

    Carlow

    Fermanagh

    Longford

    Tipperary

    Cavan

    Galway

    Louth

    Tyrone

    Clare

    Kerry

    Mayo

    Waterford

    Cork

    Kildare

    Meath

    Westmeath

    Derry

    Kilkenny

    Monaghan

    Wexford

    Donegal

    Laois

    Offaly

    Wicklow

    For further information, or to book a course, you can contact the following Handheld Hedge Trimmers Course Providers directly:

    KTC Safety Training & Consultancy Ltd.
    Unit H, Ballydavis,
    Portlaoise,
    Co. Laois
    057 864 6619
    057 864 6632

    [email protected]

     

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  4. The Knapsack Sprayer Training Course in Ireland

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    The Knapsack Sprayer Training Course in IrelandThe Irish Training Blog looks at The Knapsack Sprayer Training Course in Ireland in this article.

    This Pesticides PA6A Knapsack Sprayer Training Course is a practical pesticides training course which is workshop based and specifically involves working with a Knapsack Sprayer. The training will focus on safe practice, routine maintenance and calibration of the knapsack.

     

    The Knapsack Sprayer Training Course Content:

    • Delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training.
    • Enables operators to gain recognition & certification for pesticide application.
    • Successful candidates gain certification after demonstrating their skills, knowledge and attitudes associated with knapsack use & application.

    How long does this course go on for?

    • PA1: 1 Day
    • PA2A Training: 1 Day & PA2A Assessment: 2.5 hours

    How is this Course assessed, is there an exam?

    There is an assessment at the end of the course. Candidates must first attend PA1 & attend PA6A assessment after PA6A training to gain certification.

    Where can I attend this course, or who do I contact?

     

    NATIONWIDE KNAPSACK SPRAYER TRAINING COURSE PROVIDERS

    Kearney Training & Consultancy Health & Safety Training Ltd

    COUNTIES COVERED IN IRELAND FOR KNAPSACK SPRAYER TRAINING

    Antrim

    Down

    Leitrim

    Roscommon

    Armagh

    Dublin

    Limerick

    Sligo

    Carlow

    Fermanagh

    Longford

    Tipperary

    Cavan

    Galway

    Louth

    Tyrone

    Clare

    Kerry

    Mayo

    Waterford

    Cork

    Kildare

    Meath

    Westmeath

    Derry

    Kilkenny

    Monaghan

    Wexford

    Donegal

    Laois

    Offaly

    Wicklow

    For further information, or to book a course, you can contact the following Knapsack Sprayer Course Providers directly:

    KTC Safety Training & Consultancy Ltd.
    Unit H, Ballydavis,
    Portlaoise,
    Co. Laois
    057 864 6619
    057 864 6632

    [email protected]

     

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  5. The Tree Stump Pesticide Plugs Training Course in Ireland

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    The Tree Stumps Pesticide Plugs Training Course in IrelandThe Irish Training Blog looks at The Tree Stump Pesticide Plugs Training Course in Ireland in this article.

    This Plugs in Tree Stumps Training Course is a one day pesticides training course which is practical based. The training will focus on safe practice, routine maintenance and calibration of the equipment  & operating techniques. Candidates must first attend PA1 & attend PA6PP assessment after PA6PP training to gain certification.

    The Tree Stump Pesticide Plugs Training Course Content:

    • Delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical training.
    • Enables operators to gain recognition & certification for pesticide application.
    • Successful candidates gain certification after demonstrating their skills, knowledge and attitudes associated with Plugs in Tree Stumps use & application.

    How long does this course go on for?

    • PA1: 1 Day
    • PA6PP Training: 1 Day & PA6PP Assessment: 2.5 hours

    How is this Course assessed, is there an exam?

    There is an assessment at the end of the course. Candidates must first attend PA1 & attend PA6PP assessment after PA6PP training to gain certification.

    Where can I attend this course, or who do I contact?

     

    NATIONWIDE TREE STUMP PESTICIDE PLUGS TRAINING COURSE PROVIDERS

    Kearney Training & Consultancy Health & Safety Training Ltd

    COUNTIES COVERED IN IRELAND FOR TREE STUMP PESTICIDE PLUGS TRAINING

    Antrim

    Down

    Leitrim

    Roscommon

    Armagh

    Dublin

    Limerick

    Sligo

    Carlow

    Fermanagh

    Longford

    Tipperary

    Cavan

    Galway

    Louth

    Tyrone

    Clare

    Kerry

    Mayo

    Waterford

    Cork

    Kildare

    Meath

    Westmeath

    Derry

    Kilkenny

    Monaghan

    Wexford

    Donegal

    Laois

    Offaly

    Wicklow

    For further information, or to book a course, you can contact the following Tree Stump Pesticide Plugs Course Providers directly:

    KTC Safety Training & Consultancy Ltd.
    Unit H, Ballydavis,
    Portlaoise,
    Co. Laois
    057 864 6619
    057 864 6632

    [email protected]

     

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  6. The Felling of Utility Poles Training Course in Ireland

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    The Felling of Utility Poles Training Course in IrelandThe Irish Training Blog looks at The Felling of Utility Poles Training Course in Ireland in this article.

    This CS43 Felling of Utility Poles Training Course is aimed at any person in local authorities, private utility & telecommunication companies who are required to fell utility poles.

     

    The Felling of Utility Poles Training Course Learning Outcomes:

    • Identify, inspect and comment on key parts of the powered pole pruners.
    • Prepare the powered pole pruner for work safely, without the risk to themselves, others or the environment.
    • Carry out daily and routine maintenance on the powered pole pruner.
    • Operate the powered pole pruner safely, effectively and comfortably in accordance with the practical risk assessment.
    • Operate the powered pole pruner safely without risk to themselves, other or the environment.
    • State the identified knowledge that underpins understanding of operating a powered pole pruner.
    • Identify the risk assessment and emergency procedures on a work site.

    The assessment is divided into two compulsory parts:

    • Part 48.1 - Maintenance of the Powered pole pruner
    • Part 48.2 - On-site preparation and basic pruning

    How is this Course assessed, is there an exam?

    There is a practical test with one to one verbal questioning.

    What certification do candidates receive if successful?

    Candidates will be awarded:

    • Certification (CS43 – felling of utility poles)
    • City & Guilds NPTC – CS43 Fell Utility Poles

    Where can I attend this course, or who do I contact?

     

    NATIONWIDE FELLING OF UTILITY POLES TRAINING COURSE PROVIDERS

    Kearney Training & Consultancy Health & Safety Training Ltd

    COUNTIES COVERED IN IRELAND FOR FELLING OF UTILITY POLES TRAINING

    Antrim

    Down

    Leitrim

    Roscommon

    Armagh

    Dublin

    Limerick

    Sligo

    Carlow

    Fermanagh

    Longford

    Tipperary

    Cavan

    Galway

    Louth

    Tyrone

    Clare

    Kerry

    Mayo

    Waterford

    Cork

    Kildare

    Meath

    Westmeath

    Derry

    Kilkenny

    Monaghan

    Wexford

    Donegal

    Laois

    Offaly

    Wicklow

    For further information, or to book a course, you can contact the following Felling of Utility Poles Course Providers directly:

    KTC Safety Training & Consultancy Ltd.
    Unit H, Ballydavis,
    Portlaoise,
    Co. Laois
    057 864 6619
    057 864 6632

    [email protected]

     

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  7. The Operate a Chainsaw from a MEWP Training Course in Ireland

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    The Operate a Chainsaw from a MEWP Training Course in IrelandThe Irish Training Blog looks at The Operate a Chainsaw from a MEWP Training Course in Ireland in this article.

    The Operate a Chainsaw from a MEWP (Mobile Elevated Working Platform) Training Course is designed for any person employed in arboriculture, forestry, utility industries, horticulture, landscaping or grounds maintenance that is required to operate a chainsaw from a MEWP.

     

    The Operate a Chainsaw from a MEWP Training Course Learning Outcomes:

    The candidate will be able to:

    • Carry out pre-use inspection and set up prior to using a MEWP.
    • Set up a MEWP for work.
    • Achieve a safe working position with the MEWP.
    • Remove lateral limbs.
    • Remove vertical stem sections.

    The candidate operating a chainsaw will be able to:

      • Carry out pre-use inspection and set up prior to using a MEWP.
      • Set up a MEWP for work.
      • Achieve a safe working position with the MEWP.
      • Successfully remove lateral limbs.
      • Successfully remove vertical stem sections.

     

    What certification do candidates receive if successful?

    Candidates will be awarded with City & Guilds NPTC - CS47 Safe Use of a Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform.

    Are there any Course Prerequisites?

    Yes, all candidates require:

    • To first have achieved units CS30.1, CS30.2 and CS31.
    • Must hold a current suitable competence certificate in operating the MEWP.
    • Assessors must have sight of this prior to commencing assessment.
    • Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Working Platform Assessment.
    • Complete a practical test with one to one verbal questioning.

    Where can I attend this course, or who do I contact?

     

    NATIONWIDE OPERATE A CHAINSAW FROM A MEWP TRAINING COURSE PROVIDERS

    Kearney Training & Consultancy Health & Safety Training Ltd

    COUNTIES COVERED IN IRELAND FOR OPERATE A CHAINSAW FROM A MEWP TRAINING

    Antrim

    Down

    Leitrim

    Roscommon

    Armagh

    Dublin

    Limerick

    Sligo

    Carlow

    Fermanagh

    Longford

    Tipperary

    Cavan

    Galway

    Louth

    Tyrone

    Clare

    Kerry

    Mayo

    Waterford

    Cork

    Kildare

    Meath

    Westmeath

    Derry

    Kilkenny

    Monaghan

    Wexford

    Donegal

    Laois

    Offaly

    Wicklow

    For further information, or to book a course, you can contact the following Operate a Chainsaw from a MEWP Course Providers directly:

    KTC Safety Training & Consultancy Ltd.
    Unit H, Ballydavis,
    Portlaoise,
    Co. Laois
    057 864 6619
    057 864 6632

    [email protected]

     

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  8. The Strimmers & Brushcutter Training Course in Ireland

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    The Strimmers & Brushcutter Training Course in IrelandThe Irish Training Blog looks at The Strimmers & Brushcutter Training Course in Ireland in this article.

    The Strimmers and Brushcutter Training Course (ABC02) is aimed at those who use the various types of machines as part of their work, either in Horticulture or Forestry.

     

    Strimmers & Brushcutter Qualification Overview:

    • The Strimmers and Brushcutter Training Course (ABC02) is aimed at those who use the various types of machines as part of their work, either in Horticulture or Forestry.

    • It includes pre-use checks and maintenance, identification of controls and instruments and operating the machine to remove brush or long grass as appropriate to the machine.

    • The Certificate is endorsed according to the type of machine being used

     

    How is this Course assessed, is there an exam?

    There is a practical test with one to one verbal questioning at the end of the course.

    What certification do candidates receive if successful?

    Candidates will receive a City&Guilds Strimmers and Bushcutter Training Course (ABC02) Certification.

    Where can I attend this course, or who do I contact?

     

    NATIONWIDE STRIMMERS & BRUSHCUTTER TRAINING COURSE PROVIDERS

    Kearney Training & Consultancy Health & Safety Training Ltd

    COUNTIES COVERED IN IRELAND FOR STRIMMERS & BRUSHCUTTER TRAINING

    Antrim

    Down

    Leitrim

    Roscommon

    Armagh

    Dublin

    Limerick

    Sligo

    Carlow

    Fermanagh

    Longford

    Tipperary

    Cavan

    Galway

    Louth

    Tyrone

    Clare

    Kerry

    Mayo

    Waterford

    Cork

    Kildare

    Meath

    Westmeath

    Derry

    Kilkenny

    Monaghan

    Wexford

    Donegal

    Laois

    Offaly

    Wicklow

    For further information, or to book a course, you can contact the following Strimmer & Brushcutter Course Providers directly:

    KTC Safety Training & Consultancy Ltd.
    Unit H, Ballydavis,
    Portlaoise,
    Co. Laois
    057 864 6619
    057 864 6632

    [email protected]

     

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  9. The Static Loader Training Course in Ireland

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    The Static Loader Training Course in IrelandThe Irish Training Blog looks at The Static Loader Training Course in Ireland in this article.

    The Static Loader Training Course aims to assess the candidates knowledge and skills to the item of machinery.

     

    The Static Loader Training Course Learning Outcomes:

    • Be able to work safely
    • Be able to operate a loader
    • Know how to operate the loader
    • Know relevant health & safety legislation & environmental good practice


    How long does this course go on for?

    The Static Loader Training Course Duration is 1.5 hours per person.

    How is this Course assessed, is there an exam?

    There is a theoretical and practical examination at the end of the course.

    What certification do candidates receive if successful?

    Candidates will be awarded with City & Guilds NPTC level 2 certificate of competence.

    Are there any Course Prerequisites?

    Yes, all candidates require:

    • 6 months operational operational experience
    • One Passport Photograph
    • PPE(personal protective equipment), i.e. Hard Hat, High Visibility Vest, Steel Toe Capped Boots, Gloves.
    • GA1 for crane
    • Load of timber

    Where can I attend this course, or who do I contact?

     

    NATIONWIDE STATIC LOADER TRAINING COURSE PROVIDERS

    Kearney Training & Consultancy Health & Safety Training Ltd

    COUNTIES COVERED IN IRELAND FOR STATIC LOADER TRAINING

    Antrim

    Down

    Leitrim

    Roscommon

    Armagh

    Dublin

    Limerick

    Sligo

    Carlow

    Fermanagh

    Longford

    Tipperary

    Cavan

    Galway

    Louth

    Tyrone

    Clare

    Kerry

    Mayo

    Waterford

    Cork

    Kildare

    Meath

    Westmeath

    Derry

    Kilkenny

    Monaghan

    Wexford

    Donegal

    Laois

    Offaly

    Wicklow

    For further information, or to book a course, you can contact the following Static Loader Course Providers directly:

    KTC Safety Training & Consultancy Ltd.
    Unit H, Ballydavis,
    Portlaoise,
    Co. Laois
    057 864 6619
    057 864 6632

    [email protected]

     

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  10. The Woodchipper Training Course in Ireland

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    The Woodchipper Training Course in IrelandThe Irish Training Blog looks at The Woodchipper Training Course in Ireland in this article.

    The Woodchipper Training Course aims to assess the candidates knowledge and skills to the item of machinery. This course is aimed at anyone that uses this equipment including cutting contractors, farmers, ESB contractors etc, or anyone involved in hedgerow management.

     

    The Woodchipper Training Course Learning Outcomes:

    • Know the Health & Safety requirements for operating a wood-chipper
    • Be able to carry out a risk assessment on a site
    • Be able to prepare the equipment & site for wood-chipping operations
    • Be able to operate a wood-chipper
    • Carry out maintenance on a wood-chipper

     

    How long does this course go on for?

    The Woodchipper Training Course duration is 2 hours per person.

    How is this Course assessed, is there an exam?

    There is a theoretical and practical examination at the end of the course.

    What certification do candidates receive if successful?

    The candidate will be awarded with City & Guilds NPTC level 2 certification which is accepted globally.

    Where can I attend this course, or who do I contact?

     

    NATIONWIDE WOODCHIPPER TRAINING COURSE PROVIDERS

    Kearney Training & Consultancy Health & Safety Training Ltd

    COUNTIES COVERED IN IRELAND FOR WOODCHIPPER TRAINING

    Antrim

    Down

    Leitrim

    Roscommon

    Armagh

    Dublin

    Limerick

    Sligo

    Carlow

    Fermanagh

    Longford

    Tipperary

    Cavan

    Galway

    Louth

    Tyrone

    Clare

    Kerry

    Mayo

    Waterford

    Cork

    Kildare

    Meath

    Westmeath

    Derry

    Kilkenny

    Monaghan

    Wexford

    Donegal

    Laois

    Offaly

    Wicklow

    For further information, or to book a course, you can contact the following Woodchipper Course Providers directly:

    KTC Safety Training & Consultancy Ltd.
    Unit H, Ballydavis,
    Portlaoise,
    Co. Laois
    057 864 6619
    057 864 6632

    [email protected]

     

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