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A practical course learning about Chainsaw Maintenance and Health and Safety

Course Outline

Chainsaw maintenance

  • safety,
  • sharpening chain,
  • fitting chains correctly,
  • every day use checks

Hand tools

  • sharpening,
  • pre use checks,
  • right tool for the job,
  • training courses for operators,
  • certificates,
  • health and safety

Course referenceFOP035

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:

Date: 22nd February 2018

Time: 09:00 to 12:00

Location: Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre




We’re pretty proud of our facilities here at Plumpton. In fact in the land-based sector, we’ve got some of the leading college facilities in the UK – the perfect natural location for our forestry and arboriculture courses for you to develop your skills.

  • Discover the latest equipment for your course

You’ll work on various equipment such as tractors, a WoodMizer saw mill plus a range of wood chippers.

  • Extensive grounds for you to develop your skills

You’ll need to be able to work in a variety of locations, build your knowledge by discovering our farmed land, hedgerows and streams.

  • Experience our fantastic modern facilities

Our superb site at Flimwell features our working commercial woodland plus modern workshop – an ideal base for your studies 

  • Benefit from our excellent local connections

You’ll be able to gain practical experience and knowledge of the tree-based sector thanks to our links with local land owners and estates.

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