Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting

Independent NPTC assessment
(Previously known as CS30)

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Courses can run at other sites (Crystal Palace) when in demand. Please contact us to discuss arrangements

This core unit will be taught onto 2 consecutive days followed by a one day independent NPTC assessment (see timetable below).
Candidates are taught in both workshop and fields conditions.

This intensive practical course requires a good level of physical fitness and an ability to study written technical information

Subject includes

  •  The routine maintenance (both preventative and corrective) required for petrol driven chainsaws and including safe starting procedures and pre-work checks
  • On site preparation
  • The cross-cutting and stacking of timber produce
  • Reading & interpreting of information such as safety instructions & technical knowledge

All candidates must bring their own personal protective equipment (PPE)
All prices include hire of equipment (£35 for external candidates/£10 for Capel Manor College students)
All chainsaw assessments require a £350 deposit for a non-student or £50 for a Capel Manor student
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Last updated: 21/08/2019