Maintenance and Safe Operation of Chainsaws, Crosscutting & Felling Small Trees

Course Aims

After training, operators should be able to carry out their work in a safe manner and know their limitations.

Who Is The Course Suitable For?

This course is designed for people new to chainsaw use and those who wish to obtain the Certificate of Competence Test in Chainsaw Operations.

Price: 850.00
Duration: 6 days
Certification: C&G NPTC
Maximum candidates: 4

Course Objectives

Following completion of the course candidates will have been trained in:

  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • Safety procedures
  • Use of protective clothing
  • Cross cutting felled timber
  • Stacking ,felling techniques for trees between 200 mm (8") & 380 mm (15")
  • Snedding & de-limbing
  • Taking down of hung up trees using hand tools

This leads to assessment in NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting and the Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (Formerly recognised as NPTC CS30 and CS31.) 

Available Dates:

We do not currently have scheduled dates for this course. If you would like to enquire about future dates please complete the enquiry form on this page or call 01357 440222. We will always try to meet our customers' needs and schedule courses to suit whenever we can.


For group bookings call: 01357 440222 *mandatory information