Maintain & Operate your Chainsaw Safely (Hobby User) – 1-day introductory course

Course code: F21P523
Type: Part Time
Duration: 1 day
Subject area: Countryside & smallholder
Location: Holme Lacy
Fee: Full Cost - £110.00

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


  • Saturday 20th May 2023

  • Saturday 17th June 2023

Start Date:

  • 09:30 – 16:30