Award for Ground Based Chainsaw Operator (CS30/CS31)


Hadlow Campus

Start Date




Please note, the 4th February course is now full.

This course includes: (CS30) risk assessments, health & safety, PPE, chainsaw maintenance safety, pre-start & start procedures and cross-cutting. (CS31) Felling Small Trees course covers site safety, assessing individual trees and standard felling cuts. Following training, the candidate is then assessed by an independently appointed NPTC Assessor. The NPTC assessments take place the next day (where possible). No prerequisites but some chainsaw use is advantageous.

Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.

Please call us for more information on future start dates beyond those stated above.

    Hadlow Campus

  • 1 Week

    Part time

  • £850.00

  • Awarding body

    City & Guilds of London Institute

Entry requirements

Chainsaw & PPE required. This is available to hire at an additional cost, please contact us for more information.

Good manual and physical dexterity. No prerequisites but some chainsaw use is advantageous.