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Our petrol cut off saw training courses, usually called Stihl Saws are designed for anyone expected to use petrol cut off saws and are designed to teach candidates the correct procedure for safely cutting a variety of common materials.

Although we typically use Stihl branded saws for the practical element we can also provide training on other branded saws according to customer requirements and special requests:

The courses can be adjusted to suit novice operators, experienced users and candidates requiring refresher training.

Training can be delivered at our training centre in Cumbernauld using our equipment and materials or delivered on-site using customer equipment subject to minimum criteria being met. In order for training to be effective on customer premises we will require the following:

By prior arrangement we can arrange to provide a number of the requirements necessary to enable training to be conducted on customer premises. Please contact us beforehand to ensure that facilities will be sufficient.

The training courses are devised to cover the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act (19740, the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998 and the Guidance laid out in HSG17: Safety in the Use of Abrasive Wheels.

Course Content

Our petrol cut off saw training courses cover the following theoretical and practical elements:



The practical elements of the course are continually assessed and the course concludes with a theoretical assessment.

At the end of  the course each candidate receives an Alba Training Certificate of Petrol Cut Off Saw Training and Operators Card.

Petrol Cut Off Saw (Stihl Saw) Training Courses

Candidate Suitability

Our petrol cut off saw training courses are suitable for operators with no previous experience of operating petrol cut-off saws, candidates with operating experience but no formal training and candidates with existing certification requiring refresher training or additional training to cover any gaps in operating ability or knowledge.

Any candidate submitted for training must be: