Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting (replaces CS30)


Duration: 3 days including assessment


Course Dates 2024

17 & 18 June – assessment 21 June – FULL

2 & 3 July – assessment 9 July

17 & 18 July – assessment 19 July

8 & 9 August – Assessment TBC

2 & 3 September – Assessment 6 September

7 & 8 October – Assessment 11 October

28 & 29 November – Assessment  4 December

16 & 17 December – Assessment 18 December

19 & 20 December – Assessment 23 December

Please call/email for group, onsite bookings.


Course Cost:

£616.75 (+ £111.90 VAT) per person


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 Certificate of Competence in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting.

Learners will also receive a Lantra Awards E-Certificate of Attendance.

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