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Chainsaw - CS30.1 & CS30.2



At the end of the course, candidates should be able to :

  • Identify a given chainsaw, select appropriate tools and maintain the saw to the appropriate standard.
  • Identify safety features and be aware of the dangers of operating a petrol driven saw.
  • Start a saw safely and demonstrate safe use when cross cutting.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the dangers associated with Kick Back
  • Demonstrate an awareness of safe lifting.


  • Introduction to tutor and course
  • Safety aspects
  • Chainsaw features, safety and legality
  • Daily Maintenance
  • Starter cord/spring replacement
  • Guide bar problems
  • Oil/Fuel filters
  • Chainbrake spring mechanism
  • Chain identification
  • Chain sharpening
  • Fuelling procedure
  • Starting procedures/pre-use checks
  • Cross cutting/kick back/boring techniques
  • Tension and compression
  • Preparation for Assessments

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