Key facts

  • Start date: Please see start dates below
  • Duration: This course will take place over two consecutive days, between 09:30-16:30, with a half day assessment shortly afterwards.
  • Location: Workplace or at our Brooksby campus
  • Fees: £420 (VAT exempt)

Your future

The course will prepare you for employment within the forestry industry or could guide you towards starting your own business as a tree surgeon.  Once you’ve completed the Basic Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting Training Course, you can then progress on to the City & Guilds Felling and Processing Small Trees CS31 course.

Entry requirements

  • There are no academic entry requirements for the Basic Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting Training Course
  • We require a completed enrolment form (see below)
  • Copy of suitable ID (see booking procedures below)
  • Payment of the course fee (see booking procedures below)

What will you gain?

  • A lifetime City & Guilds qualification
  • The ability to safely use a chainsaw
  • The ability to maintain and repair a chainsaw
  • The ability to cross cut using a chainsaw
  • A recognised professional qualification within the industry

Course start dates

  • Thursday 21st September 2017
  • Thursday 9th November 2017
  • Thursday 8th February 2018
  • Thursday 8th March 2018
  • Thursday 12th April 2018
  • Thursday 10th May 2018
  • Thursday 7th June 2018
  • Thursday 6th July 2018

Complete and submit an enrolment form here

Get a printable booking procedures document here