• TRAIN THE TRAINER 5-day Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques


    This Train the Trainer program targets people who want to be trainers in the safe use of chainsaws. This five day program is an intense period of training that focuses on leadership and training techniques and skills, with a specific focus on the North American Training Solutions’ (NATS) 1-day course – Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques. The following information outlines the content of this training program, as well as provides the course content for the NATS Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques program. We recommend a refresher course and re-competency evaluation every three years in order to stay current in the specific skill area, as well as continued improvement in training skills.

    Participant Pre-Qualification

    Participants must be pre-qualified as competent and experienced chainsaw operators with considerable tree felling experience. The attached registration application must be filled out.

    Participant Competency Testing

    Each participant will be required to pass a competency evaluation that demonstrates competent chainsaw and basic tree felling abilities.

    Each participant will receive the following:
    • Train the Trainer Workbook
    • Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques workbook
    • Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques Instructor Manual and Teaching Templates which includes a course curriculum, an instructor equipment list, a teaching timeline for all course components, an introduction checklist, and a detailed module content breakdown
    • Successful completion of the Train the Trainer program will result in a Trainer Certificate in the domain of Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques

    Location: Lee Memorial Forest, 21139 Lee Memorial Drive, Franklinton, LA
    Date: December 3-8, 2017
    Course Times: Sunday – Registration between 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Sessions will run from Sunday evening at 5:00 p.m. until Friday at 5:00 p.m.
    Daily course times: Each day will begin early and all evenings will include session time. Please be prepared to focus all week on the training program. There will not be time to leave the camp resort for any other activities during the week.
    Cost: $1,895 if registered on or before November 17th, $2195 after November 17th. Cost includes 5 nights’ accommodations, all meals and refreshment breaks, use of facilities, as well as all course materials, instructor resources and certificate package. Participants need to make their own travel arrangements to arrive at the camp facility.
    Equipment Requirements
    Mandatory Personal Protective Equipment
    • Hard Hat
    • Ear Protection
    • Eye Protection
    • Work Gloves
    • Chainsaw Chaps / Pants bearing a legible certification label
    • Approved Work Boots (ANSI or EC approved)
    • Pen & Paper
    • Clothing Appropriate for Outdoor Weather Conditions (our courses run rain or shine; long pants – not shorts)
    The following items are not mandatory, but you can bring them if it is possible (if you are not flying to attend the training):
    • Chainsaw
    • Chainsaw Tools (bar wrench, file & screwdriver or hex for basic maintenance)
    • Gas & bar oil
    • Long handled axe
    Questions? Contact us at karen@natstraining.com.
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  • Terms & Conditions

  • Age of Majority: Each participant must be over the age of majority in the state in which the course is being held
    Registration Deadline: Early registration ends on November 17th (may allow late registrants if space is available)
    Payment Terms: A minimum of $500 is required to hold your space; full payment is required at least 14 days prior to the start of the course
    Cancellation Policy: 30 or more days in advance: full refund; 29-14 days in advance: 50% cancellation penalty; 13-0 days in advance: 100% cancelation penalty; no-shows: no refund.
    Please Note: All North American Training Solutions instructors retain the right to disallow a participant from participating in practical applications if the instructor discerns that the participant’s abilities are inadequate for the task to be performed.
    We ask each registrant to provide either an e-mail address or a fax number, as you will receive your confirmation letter and supporting information by one of these two ways. If an administrator in your office is submitting a registration, please ensure to pass along the confirmation package to the staff member who will be attending the training.
    You may register with a check or through our online payment system (check made out to North American Training Solutions). Please keep in mind that a $100.00 deposit is required to be paid to hold a spot. The remainder must be paid 14 days prior to the start of the program; failure to do so will result in a forfeit of registration fees and deposits already paid
  • Payment

  • American Express
  • $1,895 if registered on or before November 17th, $2195 after November 17th.
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