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Chainsaws – Maintain & Operate Safely (Hobby User) – 1-day

Level 1

Course code: F21P523
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 1 day
Subject area: Adult Short Courses,Forestry & arboriculture
Location: Holme Lacy
Full Cost - £110.00

* 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 is designed for people who own a chainsaw or are thinking of purchasing a chainsaw and would like to know the basics about chainsaw maintenance and operation. It is intended for the hobby chainsaw user in a domestic situation or leisure activity and not for those who intend to enter the forestry industry. Covers material under 200mm (8in) in diameter.

Please note, this course is designed for the home/hobby chainsaw operator and is not a recognised certificate in industry.

Why choose us

HLNSC have industry-qualified tutors with substantial experience in this subject area.

What you could do next

Hobby users may progress on to a professional users maintenance and cross-cutting course.

Popular modules

  • Maintaining your chainsaw (including sharpening)

  • Operator Safety, safety clothing, risk assessments

  • Starting and operating your saw safely

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

Key facts


  • Holme Lacy Campus


  • 1 day


  • 17th Feb 24

  • 23rd March 24

  • 18th May 24

  • 22nd June 24

Start Date:

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements