Events Information

Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques

This Train the Trainer 5-day program targets people who want to be trainers in the safe use of chainsaws. This 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.

Participant Pre-Qualification
Participants must be pre-qualified as competent and experienced chainsaw operators with considerable tree felling experience. A registration application must be completed and submitted to confirm registration.
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:

• 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

We recommend a refresher course and re-competency evaluation every three (3) years in order to stay current in
the specific skill area, as well as continued improvement in training skills.

Location: Cuyahoga Valley National Park, 6093 Stanford Road, Peninsula Ohio 44264

Date:
August 27 – September 1, 2017

Course Times:
Sunday – Registration Open 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sessions will run from Sunday evening at 7:00 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 August 14, $2,195 after August 14. Cost includes 5 nights’ accommodations, all meals and refreshment breaks, use of facilities, as well as course materials, instructor resources and certification packages. Participants need to make their own travel arrangements to arrive at the camp facility.