The Galician company, distributor of brands such as Husqvarna, offered a training course in collaboration with German consultancy firm TUV Rheinland

The General Secretary of the Wood Producers’ Association, Nuria Rodríguez, stressed the importance of this kind of accreditation in order to “make progress in the professionalisation of the forestry sector”

Ordes, 27 July 2021.- A total of 14 workers from six companies belonging to the sector association Lugomadera this morning received professional accreditation to certify their skill in the handling and maintenance of chainsaws, after completing a course and passing the relevant exams. The ceremony was attended by the Director of the Forestry Industry Agency (XERA), José Ignacion Lema, and the Director of the Council for Innovation in Forestry at the same agency (XERA), Monserrat Rodríguez Ojea.

 

The Ordes-based company Internaco has been responsible for training specialist chainsaw use and maintenance technicians, consisting of 24 hours teaching and an exam to be passed before receiving professional accreditation.

The General Secretary of Lugomadera, Nuria Rodríguez, stressed the importance of this kind of training and certification. “Lugomadera promotes this type of activity, high-quality training aimed at making progress in the common goal of professionalising the forestry sector and chainsaw operation. It is true that we have staff highly skilled in the use of these tools but having this kind of certification means they can accredit their skills, providing added value as specialist technicians.”

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