Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting (replaces CS30)


Duration: 3 days including assessment


Course Dates

Please contact us for the next available dates.


Course Cost

Training: £432.75 + VAT per person

Assessment: £98 + VAT per person

A City & Guilds Assessment Registration fee of £48 VAT exempt applies to this course.


Venue: Dorking, Surrey

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Pre-requisites:  None

This course is ideal for those wishing to achieve Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting. It will provide you with the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure that you are not only confident when using a chainsaw but also aware of relevant health and safety requirements making sure you stay protected.

Who is it for?

This course will be suitable for you if you work in, or are looking to work in any of the following industries:

  • Agriculture
  • Arboriculture
  • Horticulture
  • Woodland industries
  • Local Authorities
  • Conservation
  • Construction
  • Land-based industries.

Course sessions:

  • HSE legislation and safety guidelines
  • Overview of the chainsaw and maintenance equipment
  • Maintaining the saw chain
  • Maintaining the guide bar
  • Power unit maintenance
  • Starting the chainsaw and pre-cutting tests
  • Cross-cutting timber

This course culminates in an independent assessment for a City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting.

Learners will also receive a Lantra Awards Certificate of Attendance.

If you require training / assessment for Chainsaw Maintenance or Cross-Cutting only, please let us know.