Chain Saw Training for Logging

Training - It's the key to success in most professions. And yours is no exception.

Today's forest workers need to be safer, more skilled and more productive than ever before. Now, thanks to Forest Applications Training, Inc. and its renowned training programs, these goals are quickly becoming a reality throughout the industry.

 

The Competition

Tim Ard - Forest Applications Training, Inc.


Forest Applications and Tim Ard have taught more than 50,000 students worldwide, and have provided training to such clients as Mead Paper, Union Camp, Maine Employer's Mutual Insurance, the National Arborists Association and International Society of Arboriculture, OSHA, and the U.S. Forest Service. Tim is one of the designing founders of the Soren Eriksson's Game of Logging program and was an original 49% share holder of Game of Logging, Inc.

Begining in January 2001 Forest Applications Training, Inc. and Tim Ard will not be affiliated with the "Unified Game of Logging" training programs. If you have any questions contact Tim Ard at timard@forestapps.com .


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Program Outlines

This section is designed for the training sponsor or groups organizing  training programs. The information may be slightly different from the actual.


The training is to be held in four days of 8hr class time, each separated by at least one month for inspections and participant practice time.

All class sizes are restricted to no more than 12 students per instructor. This is important to assure proper attention and retention.

Instructor's names for the project will be provided by and or approved by Forest Applications Training, Inc., and contracted before the programs start date.


Topics to be covered in each level:

Level I - 8hrs instruction time

Personal Protective Equipment

Chain saw safety features

Reactive Forces and the Bore Cut

Height Measuring

The Hinge

The Face Notch

The Cutter Tooth

Introduction to carburetor adjustment

Information before felling

Scoring to steer retention of topics

Training will begin by 8:00am and dismiss for the day at approximately 4:00pm

Day schedule consists of 2hrs. of class time and 6hrs of hands-on field applications.

Level II - 8hrs instruction time

RDT Maintenance

The Cutter Tooth

Hands on carburetor adjustment

Hands on practice of chain filing

Introduction to Springpole's

Introduction to Wedging

Side lean and target accuracy

Scoring to reflect level I retention

Training will begin by 8:00am and dismiss for the day at approximately 4:00pm

Day schedule consists of 3hrs of class time and 5hrs of hands-on field applications.

Level III - 8hrs instruction time

Introduction to Delimbing

Introduction to The Prosight

Segment calculation

Introduction to Precision stump

Scoring to reflect Level II retention

Training will begin by 8:00am and dismiss for the day at approximately 4:00pm

Day schedule consists of 8hrs of hands-on field applications.

Level IV - 8hrs instruction time

Practice of difficult trees and patterns

Information Before Limbing

Delimbing

Limblok and Toplok

Recap of training

Regional final discussion

Scoring to reflect level III retention

Training will begin by 8:00am and dismiss for the day at approximately 4:00pm

Day schedule consists of 8hrs of hands-on field applications.


Fees

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