Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting 20-032018-11-15T14:26:35+00:00

Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting 20-03

(formally CS30)

City and Guilds / NPTC Level 2

Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting 20-03 (formally CS30)

The Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting 20-03 (CS30) is a 2 day practical course which is for people with little or no experience of chainsaws who require a certification in the maintenance and safe use of chainsaws, in order to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Regulations.

The course will enable candidates to: successfully identify the required personal protective clothing; locate the various standard marks; associate the Health and Safety surrounding chainsaw operation, maintenance and performance.

Candidates will also know how to take corrective action should a problem arise such as: freeing trapped saws from logs; follow starting procedures; pre start checks and the correct stance and posture.

Please note: The felling sites are located in remote locations in commercial forests within a 50mile radius of Settle. You need to be able to drive, have a suitable vehicle for logging roads and make your own way to the felling site.

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Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting 20-03 City & Guilds NPTC Level 2

Learning Outcomes
By the end of the course you should be able to:
1) Understand operator safety during chainsaw maintenance
2) Be able to carry out routine and periodic maintenance to a chainsaw
3) Be able to start and check a chainsaw before use
4) Understand operator safety during chainsaw use
5) Be able to safely cross cut timber that is less than a guide bar in diameter
6) Stack cross cut timber

Training fee £200 +VAT = £240 per person.
Assessment plus City and Guilds registration fee £156 per person (no VAT).

Total £396 per person.

All fees are payable upon booking.

You will require:
1) Chainsaw footwear.
2) Chainsaw gloves.

All other PPE and equipment can be supplied by Lowe Maintenance at no extra cost, under the proviso that any damages and / or losses are replaced by the candidate.

Please get in touch with us if you wish to use your own equipment and machinery to check its suitability.

Two days for the training.
Half a day approximately for the assessment (on a third day).

Please note that the assessments are to be confirmed and you will be emailed with a date once the assessment has been scheduled.

We do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this.

Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting 20-03 City & Guilds NPTC Level 2.

14th – 15th January 2019 – 2 spaces

18th – 19th February 2019 – spaces

11th – 12th March 2019 – spaces

1st – 2nd April 2019 – spaces

13th – 14th May 2019 – spaces

3rd – 4th June 2019 – spaces

1st – 2nd July 2019 – spaces

12th – 13th August 2019 – spaces

Please note that the assessments are to be confirmed and you will be emailed with a date once the assessment has been scheduled.

We do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this.

Do you need a refresher? HSE advises that you complete a refresher every 5 years, although some insurance companies state every 3 years. We can help. We tend to run the courses when we have four people requiring the same units for refreshing, if you get in touch we can add you to the list and let you know when the next refresher date is planned for.

Equally if you have a group of people we can put a date together just for you.

Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting (formally CS30) – one day refresher £100 +VAT = £120 per person.

7th January 2019

9th January 2019

You will receive a Lowe Maintenance Certificate of Completion.

Don’t need a qualification? Your insurance company are happy for formal training only? Then we can help. We can carry out formal training with no accredited assessment.

Training fee £200 +VAT = £240 per person.

You will receive a Lowe Maintenance Certificate of Completion.

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