CS30 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting
This course consists of two modules Maintenance of the Chainsaw and On-site preparation and basic cross cutting . This course is a pre-requisite for all other short courses involving Chainsaw operation.
The course covers:
- Risk assessment and emergency procedures
- Routine operator maintenance of the chainsaw
- Round timber cross-cutting techniques of pre-cut timber up to guide bar length
Following the course, candidates will be assessed for NPTC Award in Chainsaw and Related Operations. This is a practical assessment. Tests are organised separately by NPTC and can be taken at College or on you own site. Tests take place on a separate day, test date will be confirmed at the start of the course. Candidates can progress on to Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm or on to the Award in Accessing a Tree Using a Rope and Harness Including Aerial Tree Rescue Operations
Venue: Holme Lacy campus
Minimum Age: Students need to be 19 years or older to enrol on this course
Duration: 2 days (plus additional 1/2 day for NPTC assessment)
- Training 12th – 13th April 2021 // Assessment 15th April 2021 (COURSE FULL)
- Training 16th – 17th June 2021 // Assessment 18th June 2021
Fee: £470.00 including NPTC assessment
Please Note: Course fees are subject to change, please call 0800 032 1986 for the latest details.
How do I Apply
You can apply online, or call us on 0800 032 1986 to request an application form to be emailed or posted to you. Once we have received an application payment or invoicing details will secure your place on the course.
Telephone: 0800 032 1986