Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting

Chainsaw Maintenance and cross-cutting

201, 202 (replaces old CS30) – City and Guilds NPTC level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance + Cross-cutting (QCF)

2 day course with extra day for NPTC assessment.

For candidates wishing to complete a level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance + Cross-cutting. This course will take you through the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines, to ensure you are confident when using a chainsaw, but also aware of the health + safety requirements.


Course Content

  • HSE legislation + guidelines.

  • Overview of the chainsaw + maintenance equipment.

  • Maintaining the sawchain.

  • Maintaining the guide bar.

  • Power unit maintenance

  • Starting the chainsaw + pre-cutting checks.

  • Cross-cutting timber + felled timber.


 Prerequisites: None