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Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting &; Level 2 Felling and Processing Trees (up to 380mm)

~6.0 Day(s)
From £830.00
In this combined course learn how to maintain and use a Chainsaw, and then develop these skills to fell and process trees up to 380mm. This course is developed for beginners or novices to build important basics. Walk away from this course ready to develop your newfound skills. There are 5 dedicated days for training and 1 day for Assessment Number of candidates per course: 4


During in this course, you will cover:

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting (2 days Training)

  • 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

Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (3 days Training)

  • Fell trees which have a diameter less than the effective cutting length of a guide bar (guide bar length not greater than 380mm/15”)
  • Assess the trees to be felled for hazards and risks
  • Take down hung-up trees to a safe and stable position
  • Assess a leaning tree and the safest method of felling Make accurate felling cuts in the correct positions
  • De-limb felled trees in a safe and methodical manner
  • And much more

Units covered in qualification:

  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • Cross-cutting Timber using a Chainsaw
  • Felling and processing Trees up to 380mm


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


Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting &; Level 2 Felling and Processing Trees (up to 380mm)
25th July 2022
3 Places Available!
(Ex Vat)
Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting &; Level 2 Felling and Processing Trees (up to 380mm)
5th September 2022
4 Places Available!
(Ex Vat)

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

·         Thin gloves for machine maintenance. Preferably a Nitrile Rubber Palm grip.

·         Chainsaw gloves with a minimum of Class 0 protection

·         Chainsaw Boots with a minimum of Class 1 protection

·         Personal First Aid Kit

·         Whistle

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

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.