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Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Level 2

Kirkley Hall Campus
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0020-12 Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Level 2

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Who is the course for?

This course is for people who are employed in the land based sector, particularly arboriculture, or those seeking employment in this field.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

You will need to an interest in the course and some practical use of machinery would be beneficial, but no formal qualifications are necessary.

What will I study on the course?

You will study health and safety requirements, preparing and maintaining the chainsaw,

The course runs for five days and assessments takes place on a different day.

Your assessment of competence takes place on a day to be confirmed at the time of booking. It takes I and a half to 2 hours.

0020-12 Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Level 2

After completing the course you could apply for another Certificate of Competence training course e.g. CS32 Fell Medium Trees, CS38 Climb a Tree and Perform Aerial Rescue.

For Full-Cost and Leisure courses there is no financial support available.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

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