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NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting (0039-20) CS30


Course Information

This course covers health & safety issues and legislation relating to using chainsaws in the work-place. It takes the operator through various maintenance activities and the underpinning knowledge surrounding those tasks, before looking at starting procedures. Crosscutting timber is covered as is assessing timber and selecting the appropriate cutting sequence to cope with tension and compression.

Additional Course Dates:

Contact us on 01628 827317 | landbasedtraining@bca.ac.uk

We know how important it is for you and your staff to have the necessary qualifications to fulfil your work commitments. See below our course dates, which may be subject to change.

25th – 27th May 2022 – Now full

15th – 17th June 2022 – Now full

4th – 6th July 2022 – Now full

27th – 29th July 2022 –

15th – 17th August 2022

13th – 15th September 2022

19th – 21st September 2022

3rd – 5th October 2022

24th – 26th October 2022

7th – 9th November 2022

28th – 30th November 2022

12th – 14th December 2022

Further dates to be confirmed. Call to discuss.


More information


Please call us on 01628 827317 or email landbasedtraining@bca.ac.uk if you have any queries regarding this course, or would like to book.

  • There are no prerequisites for this course.
  • You will need to bring your own chainsaw and appropriate PPE, although we do have equipment that can be hired for the duration of the course if needed.
  • Please read the various ticket options showing PPE and chainsaw hire.