What will I learn?
The City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting is the updated version of the industry recognised CS30 certificate of competence. This course covers chainsaw safety, maintenance, chain sharpening, safe starting and cross-cutting of timber. It is a prerequisite to the tree felling courses.
Applicants need to be over 17 years of age.
Please note this is a physically demanding course. Students must be physically fit and comfortable in bending and operating a heavy power tool for extended periods in a low stance.
Students will require a strong belt to support safety trousers and gloves suitable for handling the bar and chain.
All other tools and safety equipment are provided free for the duration of the course.
Fee Details 1
Free if unemployed or low wage (if aged 19-23 must have Full L2 or above to be eligible)
Fee Details 2
Due to funding restrictions, anyone who doesn’t live in England, isn’t a UK resident^ or who lives in the local authority areas^ of:
Cambridge and Peterborough
Greater London Authority
Liverpool City Region
North of Tyne Combined Authority
West of England
Will be unable to apply for fee remission and may be subject to higher course fees than those published.
^go to this page on our website to check if your postcode is in a Devolved Funding Area or to check eligibility if you are a non-UK resident https://www.sparsholt.ac.uk/the-college/fees-and-funding/
If you don’t live in England or are not a UK resident or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.
For further information on fee remission details linked to the above Fee
Code – refer to our PT Application form on our
Level of Study:Part-Time
- 02/04/2024 - 04/04/2024 (CL2CCMC/PG11)
- 08/04/2024 - 10/04/2024 (CL2CCMC/PG12)
- 15/04/2024 - 17/04/2024 (CL2CCMC/PG13)
- 29/04/2024 - 01/05/2024 (CL2CCMC/PG14)
- 07/05/2024 - 09/05/2024 (CL2CCMC/PG15)
- 20/05/2024 - 22/05/2024 (CL2CCMC/PG16)
- 03/06/2024 - 05/06/2024 (CL2CCMC/PG17)
- 15/07/2024 - 17/07/2024 (CL2CCMC/PG18)