NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting
This is a three day course consisting of two days training followed by one days’ assessment. The course covers the following:
Understanding operator safety during chainsaw maintenance.
Being able to carry out routine periodic maintenance to a chainsaw.
Being able to start and check a chainsaw.
Understanding operator safety during chainsaw use.
Being able to safely crosscut timber that is less than guide bar length in diameter.
Stacking crosscut timber.
The chainsaws are provided by the college and we also have a small stock of PPE that can be borrowed however for their own comfort candidates should ideally supply their own PPE (chainsaw boots, trousers, gloves and helmets).