Chainsaw Training 

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting (Previously known as CS30)

This unit covers the introduction to the safety components of the saw, routine maintenance for petrol driven chainsaws, safe starting procedures and pre-work checks.Also preparation of site before commencing work, cross-cutting timber to required length for a specific purpose or for further processing and stacking timber produce safely.


Learning Outcomes:

Know relevant Health & Safety legislation and industry good practice

Know how to carry out maintenance of chainsaw and cutting system

Know how to cross-cut timber using a chainsaw

Be able to work safely

Be able to carry out maintenance of chainsaw and cutting systems

Be able to carry out operational chainsaw checks

Be able to cross-cut timber using a chainsaw


The participants should be able to study technical information and written safety instructions, also need to have a good level physically fitness and be prepared to work outdoors in wet conditions.


Lantra Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting

Days: 2 days training with Integrated Assessment



City & Guilds NPTC Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-cutting (Professional User)

Days: 2 days training course followed by 1 further day for Independent Assessment

Alternatively, if you are an occasional chainsaw user, or have recently purchased a chainsaw for use at home and wish to learn how to use a chainsaw safely and effectively to cross cut logs in your garden and cut up your own firewood, we can also offer the following course. This course also makes an great birthday or christmas present too!


Chainsaw Safety & Cross Cutting (for Domestic Use)

Days: 1 Day 

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Accommodation details here

All prices quoted include: course registration, administration, assessment, certificate and skills ID cards,

plus Free complementary snacks and refreshments during your course.

Other Info:

Course prices are per person 

Assessment dates to be confirmed

Weekend training is available at an increased course fee

Arb For Training currently do not charge VAT

Course dates here

For more info or to book a course call: 01789 842378 

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Arb For Training Ltd

North Yorkshire

T: 01789 842378

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City & Guilds NPTC Chainsaw courses

UK Learning Provider

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