Chainsaw - Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Operations - Occasional User


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£350 (includes all tuition, course materials, registration and assessment fees)


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

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 Ian Pryce

Ian Pryce
Short Course & Conference Office Co-Ordinator (Rural Skills)
Office: AC1
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Telephone: +44 (0)1952 815300