Course: NPTC CS30 Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

Department: Horticulture

Type: Short Course

Duration: Three days

The Course

The course will teach candidates legislation, maintenance of the chainsaw, safety requirements and hazards of using a chainsaw, chain sharpening, fuelling, oiling, pre-start checks and starting the chainsaw safely. The course will also teach candidates cross-cutting.

Students are required to supply their own chainsaw.

How To Apply

To book a place or request further information, call us on 01964 553181 or email

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Entry Requirements

The minimum age for a candidate taking this course is 18 years old.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification however candidates will be required to supply their own chainsaw and personal protective equipment.