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Short Courses/CPD

Chainsaw - Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Operations - Occasional User

Course content

Designed for occasional users, this course covers the following aspects:

  • Be able to work safely 
  • Carry out essential maintenance to the engine, chain, drive and guidebar
  • Carry out pre-start and safety check
  • Prepare for felling and fell trees
  • Take down a small hung up tree 
  • Cross-cut and stack timber on the ground of varying diameters to a given specification
  • Remove branches safely
  • Know how to work safely whilst carrying out chainsaw activities


This is a two-day course, with assessment by an independent assessor usually taking place the following day.


£375 (includes all tuition, course materials, registration and assessment fees)



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