Level 2 Award in Cross-cut Timber Using a Chainsaw

At a Glance

Assessment Type:
Observation Paper AND formal questioning – written or verbal AND Practical assessment/demonstration/assignment
Delivery Method:
Theory/practical
Course Prerequisites:

Before registering on this qualification you must have achieved the Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance or equivalent.

Boost your skills - and your job prospects - with our dedicated chainsaw  course.

Overview in brief

The chainsaw is one of the most useful - and powerful - tools used across any number of industries.

But it is also one of the most dangerous.

Our course will help you build on the skills and experience you already possess.

It will give you the chance to obtain a competency card to open up job opportunities in your chosen sector.

The finer details

This course will enable you to prove your expertise in a vital area of forestry and arboricultural work.

It will also provide firm evidence of your ability to meet licence-to-practise standards.

You could be starting a new role. Or you might already be using your chainsaw skills across a range of relevant operations.

Whatever your professional circumstances, our course will boost your confidence and help you meet the current standards of good working practice.

To achieve this qualification, you'll need to have completed the mandatory unit:

  • Cross-cut timber using a chainsaw.

Worth noting: Our course involves some physical sessions, so it's essential that you have at least a minimum level of fitness.

Who should attend?

If you are over the age of 16 and wish to develop your knowledge, skill, and competence in forestry and arboriculture, then this course is suitable for you.

It's ideal if you are looking for a license to practice as you will receive this highly recognised qualification as proof of your skills.

This qualification will be suitable for you whether you're just entering work or have already established yourself in a role.

In particular, this qualification will be of interest to those working in the following industries: Arboriculture Forestry.

What will be covered?

This qualification will assess your skills in the following areas:

  • Working safely
  • cross-cutting timber using a chainsaw
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation and industry good practice.

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