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Competence in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate

Shuttleworth arboriculture part-time

Overview

Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting NPTC Level 2 Award (CS30)

The Chainsaws and Related Operations courses offer a range of practical skills and assessments covering all aspects of chainsaw work. This two-day course will cover chainsaw maintenance, cross-cutting and stacking techniques, and is delivered by one of Shuttleworth College’s qualified instructors. This course is designed for professional chainsaw users who work, or intend to work, in professional amenity arboriculture or within forestry. Gaining an NPTC qualification will demonstrate that you have gained the required practical skill and technical knowledge for such roles.

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Available Courses
Shuttleworth College_
Starts: 11/04/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Shuttleworth College_
Starts: 09/05/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Shuttleworth College_
Starts: 06/06/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Shuttleworth College_
Starts: 27/06/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 07/03/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 18/10/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 04/11/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 02/12/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 09/12/2021
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 17/01/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 31/01/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Shuttleworth College
Starts: 21/02/2022
Type: Part Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 week
Fees: £425.00
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Course information

Entry requirements

There are no requirements for beginning this course.

Course content

You will study the following topics:

  • Understanding operator safety during chainsaw maintenance
  • Carrying out routine and periodic maintenance to a chainsaw
  • Starting and checking a chainsaw
  • Understanding operator safety during chainsaw use
  • Safely crosscutting timber that is less than guide bar length in diameter
  • Stacking crosscut timber.
Assessment methods

The assessment for NPTC course normally takes place 10 to 14 days after the initial training and is a full day, the price is included in the course price. You will receive a NPTC Certificate of Competence.

Further study and career options

Gaining this qualification will be beneficial if you are working in the horticultural or arboricultural industries, or if you are working self-employed as, for example, a tree surgeon.

Additional information

To take part in this course you must bring PPE (personal protective equipment) and other tools and equipment as listed on the joining instructions. These will be emailed to you a few weeks before the course is due to start – please contact us to confirm you have the required items.

Funding Information

The College offers an instalment plan for Further Education and Higher Education courses to students where the total amount payable at the point of enrolment is £200 or more. Within the scheme there is an ability to pay up to 6 instalments, depending on the length of the courses and the final payment must be paid at least a month before the end of the course.

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. Alternatively, you can pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable. 

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Unemployed offer

This course could be FREE! You could be eligible for free study if you are unemployed and on a qualifying benefit. To find out if you are eligible open our Part-time fee flow chart below or call our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.

 

Part-time Fee Flow Chart

If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol on one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.