CoC Courses

Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

CoC Courses

Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

CoC Courses

Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

Course dates at RytonTimePlacesPrice
14th April 20209.30am6£458.00

Enrol for this course

This two-day course is essential for all those involved in using a chainsaw in a professional capacity (as part of their normal job) for example an Assistant Arborist who works as part of a team, and is required to process timber on the ground. 

What will I study?

You will study the underpinning knowledge essential for chainsaw maintenance and the safe operation of a chainsaw (crosscutting) when processing timber on the ground. In addition, you will be trained to correctly maintain a chainsaw and how to safely process timber on the ground.

What is covered?

The following areas are covered during the course in two units:

Unit 201 Carry out Maintenance of Chainsaw and Cutting System (M)

  • Be able to work safely
  • Be able to carry out maintenance of chainsaw and cutting system
  • Be able to carry out operational chainsaw checks
  • Know relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice
  • Know how to carry out maintenance of chainsaw and cutting system

Unit 202 Cross-cut Timber Using a Chainsaw (CC)

  • Be able to work safely
  • Be able to cross-cut timber using a chainsaw
  • Know relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice
  • Know how to cross-cut timber using a chainsaw

How is it delivered and assessed?

This qualification is examined by an Independent City & Guilds NPTC Assessor after training has been completed at a mutually convenient date. In most instances (subject to Assessor availability) we are able to arrange assessment directly after training.

What qualification will I get?

You will receive a City & Guilds NPTC Certificate in Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting. Note this is issued directly by City & Guilds NPTC.

What is the cost and venue(s)?

Training is £240.00 per candidate, registration and certification with City & Guilds NPTC is £45.00, assessment by a City & Guilds Independent Assessor is £97.00 total payable £382.00 plus VAT @ 20% is £458.40

Courses will take place our Ryton Centre. However, if you would like this course delivered at your own site please contact us, we would be pleased to discuss viability and cost. please contact Tony Davies by email. tonydavies@bestinhorticulture.co.uk

What is the enrolment process?

To book your place on a course, click on the Book Online button above, but If you would like this course delivered in the workplace, please contact Tony Davies by email  tonydavies@bestinhorticulture.co.uk

What else do I need to know?

We have a very high success rate in preparing candidates for assessment, to date we have achieved 100% success!

Note: Whilst we do have some PPE available, for this course you are expected to provide your own PPE i.e. Chainsaw trousers, boots, gloves and a helmet with a mesh face shield that meets industry standards. 

What can I do after completing this course?

You can go on to undertake training in a variety of Certificates of Competence applicable to your role. For example:

The City & Guilds Level  2 Award in Felling Small Trees