This course is an introduction to using a chainsaw and health and safety requirements.
This course is aimed at domestic users who will be trained in health and safety, PPE requirements, chainsaw safety checks and basic cross cutting at ground level. You will be taught by our trainer who delivers our NPTC CS30 courses.
The course isn’t accredited so cannot be used for paid or voluntary work. If you are looking for a business accredited qualification, please see our NPTC Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting course page.
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Those interested in learning safe domestic use of a chainsaw.
Applicants must be aged 16 or over.
- Basic use and maintenance of the chainsaw
- Current health and safety legislation and safety clothing (PPE) guidance
- Fuel mixtures and lubricants
- Power unit, safety features, recoil starter
- Chain identification, bar maintenance, sharpening
- Hot & cold start
- Chain saw handling
To cover handling and maintenance.
This course runs throughout the year on various dates. For more information please register your interest below.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.