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Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting 20-03 CS30


About the Course

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.

Further course dates

  • 28-30 April 2020
  • 27-29 May 2020

Contact us on 01628 827317 | landbasedtraining@bca.ac.uk for further information, dates and availability.


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
  • Please remember that an additional day will be needed for the assessment
  • 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.