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Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-cutting NPTC Level 2

20th November 2017 - 21st November 2017
09:00 - 17:00
Bicton College
East Budleigh
Forestry & Conservation

The introductory chainsaw qualification.

This course is the first of a suite of NPTC certificates of competency in chainsaw qualifications.

Ideal for people with little or no previous experience of chainsaws, this course will cover:

  • Basic maintenance and using the chainsaw
  • Health and Safety legislation and precautions including PPE
  • Fuel, mixtures and lubricants
  • Power unit, safety features and recoil starter
  • Chain identification, bar maintenance and sharpening
  • Hot and cold starting procedures
  • chainsaw handling and cutting techniques

Upon successful completion of this course you will be in receipt of an NPTC accredited chainsaw qualifiction and you will be able to progress on to the next course.

Price: £395

For more information about this course or to enrol, telephone 0845 458 7485 or email