Chainsaws – Award in Chainsaw & Related Operations (CS30)

Level 2

Course code: F21P481
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 2 Days
Subject area: Adult Short Courses,Forestry & arboriculture
Location: Holme Lacy
Fee: Full Cost - £1,399.00

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

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. 

This 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

What qualification will I gain?

NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting

What you could do next

Following the course, candidates can progress onto the CS31, 32, 38 and 39

Popular modules

* Risk assement and emergency procedures

* Routine operator maintenance of the chainsaw

* Round timber cross-cutting techniques of pre-cut timber up to guide bar length

Key facts

2 days plus additional 1/2 day for NPTC assessment. Time: 9.15am to 4.30pm Dates: 10th & 11th Oct 23; 5th & 6th Dec 23; 23rd & 24th Jan 24; 19th & 2oth March 24; 15th & 16th April 24; 6th & 7th May 24; 3rd & 4th June 24.

Takes place at our Holme Lacy Campus

Full Cost – £470.00

Assessment methods

Following the course, candidates will be assessed for NPTC Award in Chainsaw Maintenance & cross Cutting. 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.