Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Level 2 Felling and Processing Trees (up to 380mm)
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 successfully completing the assessment element of this course you will 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
- Chainsaw trousers with a minimum of Class 1 protection and a minimum of Type A coverage
- Arborist helmet complete with full mesh face shield and visor and ear defenders conforming to 31SNR rating
- Thin gloves for machine maintenance. Preferably a Nitrile Rubber Palm grip.
- Chainsaw gloves with a minimum of Class 0 protection
- Chainsaw boot
- Personal First Aid Kit
- We recommend bringing your own chainsaw and maintenance kit for the best possible experience but this is not essential.
Joining instructions will be sent around 7-14 days before the course starts and will contain full details of location, equipptment etc. Please note that lunch is not provided.
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 both our Islip and Boughton House venues.