Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

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LOCATION & START DATE
Bicton College - 25 June 2024
Bicton College - 15 October 2024
Bicton College - 21 January 2025
Bicton College - 25 March 2025
Bicton College - 22 April 2025
Bicton College - 3 June 2025
Bicton College - 26 August 2025
LEVEL
Level 2 Levels Explained
DURATION
3 Days, 9am-4pm
LEARNING AREA
Horticulture, Floristry & Arboriculture Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting

Bicton College Arboriculture students chopping up tree branches with a chainsaw in a field This course is an introduction to the suite of NPTC Certificates of Competence relating to chainsaws. On successful completion of the course you will receive a L2 Certificate in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting.

This is a 3 day course - 2 days training and an assessment on day 3 which takes around 3 hours.

What you will learn

You will cover the following:

Basic use and maintenance of the chainsaw

Current health and safety legislation and safety clothing (PPE) guidance

Fuel mixtures and lubricants

Power unit, safety features, recoil starter

Chain identification, bar maintenance, sharpening

Hot and cold start

Chainsaw handling and cutting techniques

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


You will cover the following:

Basic use and maintenance of the chainsaw

Current health and safety legislation and safety clothing (PPE) guidance

Fuel mixtures and lubricants

Power unit, safety features, recoil starter

Chain identification, bar maintenance, sharpening

Hot and cold start

Chainsaw handling and cutting techniques

Bicton College

Bicton College

Bicton College is based in East Devon, near Exeter, and set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just two miles from the Jurassic Coast. The historic Georgian mansion, commercial farm, animal husbandry school, modern veterinary nursing building, world-class engineering and heavy plant machinery workshop, walled garden and arboretum are all set in over 200 hectares of historic parkland.


Dates & Locations

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  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 25 June 2024
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £420.00*
            
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  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 15 October 2024
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £420.00*
            
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    For 15 October 2024 start date

  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 21 January 2025
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £420.00*
            
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    For 21 January 2025 start date

  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 25 March 2025
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £420.00*
            
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    For 25 March 2025 start date

  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 22 April 2025
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £420.00*
            
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    For 22 April 2025 start date

  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 3 June 2025
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £420.00*
            
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    For 3 June 2025 start date

  • Location - Bicton College
  • Start Date - 26 August 2025
  • Tuition Fees: Tuition Fees: £420.00*
            
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Course Code 13817-BIC-23, 10169-BIC-24, 13815-BIC-24, 13816-BIC-24, 14220-BIC-24, 13817-BIC-24, 10175-BIC-24

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