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Ground Based Chainsaw Refresher

Course Content

This course is designed for experienced ground based chainsaw operators who require to undertake refresher training. Candidates must have achieved the Award in Chainsaw Mainte-nance and Cross Cutting and Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm before tak-ing this course.

Course Content:

  • Risk assessment and emergency procedures
  • Routine operator maintenance of the chainsaw
  • Felling techniques of trees up to 380mm
  • Take down of hung up trees with the aid of hand tools
  • Delimbing and snedding techniques
  • Conversion and presentation of timber


On completion of this course, candidates will be awarded a College Certificate of Attendance which summarises content covered.

Key Facts

Venue: Holme Lacy campus

Duration: 1 day

Dates: Availabe on demand

Time: 09:15 – 16:30

Fee: £160.00

Please Note: Course fees are subject to change, please call 0800 032 1986 for the latest details.