Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting

NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting

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This course, formerly known as CS30, provides students with a thorough understanding of chainsaw maintenance and safe operation as well as the cross cutting of timber. Aimed at the professional user, it is delivered through both practical and theory sessions. Chainsaws will be provided but students must provide their own PPE. 

Equipment required

  • Forestry Helmet (EN 397) with ear muffs and mesh visor.
  • Chainsaw Protective Trousers (pr EN 381-5) Type C all-round leg protection.
  • Safety Boots with chainsaw protection to BS EN ISO 20345:2004 and bearing a shield depicting a chainsaw to show compliance with EN381-3 (toe cap - EN 345 Chainsaw protection pr EN 345 part 2). For on ground operations, Forestry ‘Wellingtons’ with chainsaw protection are suitable.
  • Chainsaw gloves (EN381-7).

Please do not delay your booking – to guarantee your place, please book 2 weeks in advance of course date

Course details

Dates & Location

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 Plumpton College 

9.00-17.00

Duration

2 days plus an additional assessment day.

Costs

Total fees: £512

(Course Fee: £368/Assessment Fee: £144)

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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