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Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting Course (previously CS30) Units 201/202 C&G

Our chainsaw maintenance and cross-cutting course will provide you with the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure that you are not only confident when using a chainsaw but also aware of relevant health and safety guidelines making sure you stay protected.

Our training is delivered by experienced instructors to small groups, this way you receive plenty of individual attention.   The course is also supplemented with high-quality course materials, and we work closely with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to ensure that our materials reflect current safe working practices.

Who is it for?

Our chainsaw maintenance and cross-cutting course is available for anyone who maintains and operates chainsaws for cross-cutting only.

If you intend to work in the forestry and/or arboricultural industries, or if you are going to need to fell trees over 200mm in diameter, then this course will lead  to getting  assessed in City and Guilds/NTPC – Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting.

This is a two day course, however this may depend on your ability and previous experience.

Course content

  • State and identify the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) required, report on its condition and locate the various standard marks.
  • State and identify required safety and health features on a chainsaw.
  • Identify faults and defects on a chainsaw and cutting equipment and decide which the operator can remedy and which require a service engineer’s attention.
  • Select and identify correct tools to enable maintenance to be carried out and report on their serviceability.
  • Carry out correctly all routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturer’s instruction book and/or the Lantra Awards workbook.
  • Prepare the chainsaw for use with the correct fuel/oil mix and chain lubrication.
  • Start the chainsaw from both cold and hot in a safe manner.
  • Carry out pre-cutting safety tests and state the procedures if the chainsaw fails these tests.
  • State the possible hazards/risks when carrying out maintenance or operational tasks.
  • Cross-cut timber accurately to required lengths.
  • Assess and explain the terms ‘tension’ and ‘compression’ in timber.
  • Adopt safe procedures to remove a trapped guide bar.
  • Handle and stack timber in a safe manner.
  • Organise site safety and state the precautions required.
Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting Course

Course summary

  • Title: Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting
  • Course Code: Units 201/202 (previously CS30)
  • Cost: £345 plus VAT per person to include Registration, City & Guilds/NPTC Assessment and ID Card.

    Prices may vary depending on location and/or numbers.
  • Duration: Novice Operators - 2 days training + 1/2 day Assessment

    Experienced Operators - 1 day training + 1/2 day Assessment
 

Learners will require...

  • Chainsaws as per HSE guidance
  • PPE
  • Operator’s maintenance kit and equipment
  • 2-stroke fuel and saw chain oil
  • Packed lunch
 

Testimonials

 

“An excellent and thorough course. I feel I have learnt a huge amount and have really enjoyed it. Andrew is a fantastic instructor.”
24th August 2017 - Tractor Driving

“Our authority has been using Morton Training for over 20 years now and it has always been an informative and enjoyable experience.”
24th August 2017 - Tractor Driving

“Very well set out course. A lot to take in but, very helpful/supportive.”
21st June 2016 - PA6 Stem Injection

“Really relaxed course very enjoyable and Andrew really nice to get on with.”
20th June 2016 - PA1 Safe Use of Pesticides

“Good clear instruction.”
12th April 2016 - Units 201/202 (CS30 as was)

“An excellent course, well paced and thorough.”
27th August 2015 - Brushcutter

“A very useful course delivered by knowledgeable and engaging tutors. Fab!”
15th May 2014 - Tractor Driving

“Thank you for sorting out a course so quickly and effectively. It's been excellent.”
17th April 2014 - Aerial Tree Pruning (Unit 307)

“Great teacher”
9th April 2014 - Ride on Mowers - Rotary and Cylinder

“An excellent and informative course.”
28th March 2014 - Basic Tree Inspection

 

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