Chainsaw - Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting

Dates

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Prices

£400 (includes all tuition, course materials, registration and assessment fees)

£750 when combined with CS31 (felling up to 380mm)

 

Previously known as CS30.

This qualification covers the maintenance of a chainsaw and cross-cutting trees at ground level. Cross-cutting operations will include timber under tension in the form of fallen branches, tops, tree sections, severed uprooted stems, horizontal stems, or any timber in a similar situation. This describes the cross-cutting of trees or timber into either manageable sections or to a given length and diameter specification, either where trees have been felled ("at stump"), or at a conversion point to where trees or timber have been extracted. Cross-cutting operations are often carried out in conjunction with the snedding or de-limbing process. 

Timber under low and moderate tension is covered, but not timber under the extreme tensions found in e.g. windblown trees. The severing of root-plates is excluded. If you are working with chemicals or machinery you need to be appropriately trained or certificated in line with current legislation.

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