Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting NPTC Accredited Course Units 201 and 202

Course Outline

  • The Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting is a 2 day course with an independent assessment following completion of this course.
  • This course aims to allow current and potential chainsaw operators to gain the industry-wide NPTC accreditation confirming safety and competence.

Delegate, Equipment & PPE Requirements


  • A good understanding and use of English is required for both training and assessment
  • On site delivery - (Site & Equipment compliant to Health & Safety standards)
  • Day 1 classroom based,then move to a workshop.
  • Day 2, time spent logging up a tree. (For on site delivery please have available 24 x 2 metre x 30/45cm lengths of time (or equivalent).

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

  • Safety helmet (complying with EN 397)
  • Eye protection (mesh visor complying with EN 1731 or safety glasses to EN 166)
  • Hearing protection (complying with EN 352)
  • Leg protection* incorporating chain clogging materials (complying with EN 381-5)
  • Protective boots* with good grip and protective guarding on the front vamp and instep
  • (complying with EN 345-2)
  • *These items should carry the chainsaw logo
  • We also recommend you dress appropriately for weather conditions.
  • Gloves* with protective guarding on the back of the left hand (complying with EN 381-7)


  • Chainsaw (maximum guide bar length 15″)
  • Fuel
  • Bio-degradable Oil
  • Toolkit with appropriate chain sharpening kit
  • Personal first aid kit

Course Content

  • Current Health & Safety legislation and industry good practice
  • Risk assessment and emergency procedures
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Chainsaw Maintenance
  • Carry out operational chainsaw and cutting system checks
  • Cross-cut timber using a chainsaw
  • Grading, moving and stacking timber

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05 Oct 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

06 Oct 2020 (09:00h – 16:00h)

Location Dates Time Price exc. VAT   Status
Stubbs Copse, Arundel, BN18 9PL 05 – 06 Oct 2020 09:00h – 16:00h £425.00 Registration Closes
Sep 28, 2020 10:00AM

Stubbs Copse, Arundel, BN18 9PL

05 – 06 Oct 2020

09:00h – 16:00h

£425.00 exc. VAT


Register Now » 4 Places Available!
Register Now » 4 Places Available!
Contact Nina or Graham on 01243 216278 or email to book this course
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