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Level 2 Award In Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

~3.0 Day(s)
From £399.00

The Chainsaw is one of the most useful, powerful, and dangerous tools used across a range of industries. This course is designed for beginners and novice users to gain or build their skills, knowledge, and confidence. Walk away from this course with the availability to successfully maintain and safely use this powerful tool.

There are 2 dedicated days for Training and 1 day for Assessment.
Number of candidates per course: 4


During in this course, you will cover:

  • Identify required health and safety features on a chainsaw
  • Start the chainsaw from both cold and hot in a safe manner
  • State the possible hazards/risks when carrying out maintenance or operational tasks
  • Identify faults and defects on a chainsaw and decide which you can sort yourself and which will need the help of a service engineer
  • Cross-cut timber accurately to required lengths
  • Handle and stack timber in a safe manner.
  • And much more

Units covered in qualification:

  • Chainsaw Maintenance
  • Cross-cut Timber using a Chainsaw

After finishing this course, you would receive a Qualification with a Certificate and Skill Card.

Worth noting: As there are physical elements to our course, you'll need to have at least a minimum level of fitness


Please contact us to discuss your requirements

Course Specific Notes

You will need to bring:

  • A form of photo ID either valid driving licence or passport
  • Non snag clothing suitable for all weather as you will be outside
  • Arborist helmet complete with full mesh face shield and visor and ear defenders conforming to 31SNR rating
  • Chainsaw trousers with a minimum of Class 1 protection and a minimum of Type A coverage
  • Chainsaw gloves with a minimum of Class 0 protection
  • Chainsaw Boots with suitable protection levels
  • Person First Aid Kit
  • Whistle

We recommend bringing your own Chainsaw, Maintenance Kits, and equipment along, if possible. This will give the best possible experience.

When bringing your own kit, you will need to show proof of a full and in date LOLER inspection of all equipment to be used.

Important Information:

Equipment required and information related to lunches will be sent to the booker by email 7 days before the course is to begin or as soon as possible if within 7 days.

Your email will contain directions to the course site, will specify if lunch is provided and any dietary requirements, and the equipment that may be required.

Your booking confirmation email only serves to confirm your booking and payment and the date and timings of your course. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our team.

VENUE: Course held at a Northamptonshire venue. Venue's may vary and as such we will confirm the exact details and location upon receiving your booking and in advance of the event. We will contact the Booker with the venue details and any further details such as arrival information.