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Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting (NPTC 20-03)


( **Previously know as CS30**)


This is a two day training course followed by independent assessment on a third day. Each two day course can take up to 4 delegates


Course content

  • risk assessments
  • health and safety legislation
  • personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • Pre-start checks
  • Fuelling and starting a chainsaw
  • site safety and preparation
  • chainsaw starting procedures
  • correct stance and grip
  • cross-cutting
  • removal of trapped saw
  • moving and stacking cross-cut timber



Course Details:

Accrediting body:

City & Guilds NPTC



2 days training

1 day assessment