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.
Hobby users may progress on to a professional users maintenance and cross-cutting course.
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
Holme Lacy Campus
Saturday 20th May 2023
Saturday 17th June 2023
09:30 – 16:30