City & Guilds / NPTC Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Related Operations Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Agriculture & Animal Care

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Short Course

Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
£475

Start Date

Start Date
09 March 2020

Day(s)

Day(s)
Monday and Tuesday

Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
17:00

In a nutshell

Chainsaws have a variety of uses but can potentially cause serious accidents without proper training or because operators’ skills aren’t up to date. This course teaches excellent health and safely practice and demonstrates your competency in using a chainsaw.

This course is for...

…a career as a landscape gardener, tree surgeon, woodland ranger or any number of outdoor jobs

…refreshing your skills in maintaining and using a chainsaw

Course content

This qualification shows you’ve been independently assessed with regards to current legislation, the fundamentals of chainsaw operation and the safe use and maintenance of chainsaws.

On completion, you’ll be able to move on to the NPTC CS31 Felling Small Trees qualification.

Entry Requirements

No experience is needed, but you must be aged 16 years or older.

Additional information

You’ll need to bring:

  • Personal protective/safety clothing – alternatively we can lend you some if necessary
  • Two passport-sized photographs
  • A packed lunch and refreshments, or money to buy lunch in college

All costs are under review and subject to change.

Where can I study City & Guilds / NPTC Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Related Operations Level 2?

UCAW0217AF
Usk Campus
(Short Course)
Start Date: 09 March 2020

This course may be available at other dates, times or campuses, please click to view your options.

Have any questions or are not sure if this is the right course for you?

Call 01495 333 777 to speak to our Student Recruitment team

All courses may be subject to change

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