What is CS30 and CS31?

What is CS30 and CS31?

CS30 is a 2 day course with a training cost of £180 and assessment cost of £145. CS31 is a 3 day course with a training cost of £270and assessment cost of £155.

How long is chainsaw training?

The Ground Based Operator and the Accessing a Tree and Aerial Rescue course is 5 days of training with a full day of assessment, 6 full days in total. If you want to take the Accessing a Tree, Aerial Rescue and Aerial Cutting this is 6 days of training with 1 full assessment day – 7 days in total.

What CS30 31?

Level 2 Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operator (CS30/31) This course is for anyone who is required to operate chainsaws for cross cutting and felling small trees.

What qualifications do you need to use a chainsaw?

It is recommended that anyone using a chainsaw in a professional capacity registers for our Lantra Awards Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting training course and the Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting qualification.

Do I need a Licence to use a chainsaw?

Can I Use a Chainsaw? You don’t need a license or to have training to buy or use a chainsaw. However, if you don’t feel very confident about using one, there are training courses that you can go on.

How long does a chainsaw Licence last?

There has been a long standing recommendation in the tree work industry for refresher/update training for chainsaw operators. INDG317 Chainsaws at work recommends that this training takes place every two to three years for occasional users and every five years for full time users.

Does chainsaw training expire?

Participants who successfully pass the Chainsaw Safety Course will earn a certificate of completion which they can print out or download for their records. Certificates of Completion are valid for 3 years.

What should you not do with a chainsaw?

Don’t ever run while carrying a chainsaw. Do try to avoid cutting with the blade tip, this will also help avoid kickback. Do try cut below shoulder height wherever possible. This will keep a chainsaw away from your face in the event of kickback.

Can I use a chainsaw without a Licence?

How long can you use a chainsaw for?

Most battery-powered chainsaws have a run time of up to 2 hours, but there are high-capacity power packs that will last much longer. How long does a chainsaw last? Under normal usage, you can expect a good quality chainsaw to last at least 10 years.

Do I need a Licence to use a chainsaw in the UK?

In the UK, you do not need a chainsaw license if you are not a professional operator. In other words, most people can operate a chainsaw without a license. However, you must still prove that you are adequately trained by going through a course.

Do you need a Licence to buy a chainsaw UK?

What do you need to know about chainsaw cs31?

Formerly known as CS31, this qualification is for candidates who have achieved their basic chainsaw qualification and wish to progress to the next level. This qualification is also for those who work in the forest and/or arboricultural industries or those who need to be able to progress to fell and process material up to 380mm in diameter.

Where does the chainsaw maintenance and crosscutting course take place?

The first day of this Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Course takes place in our workshop and takes the candidate through risk assessments, health and safety legislation, personal protective equipment and chainsaw maintenance (including chain identification and sharpening).

What do you need to know about Chainsaw training?

Courses cover a range of training topics from chainsaw maintenance and cross-cutting to severing uprooted trees. We also offer a number of block and refresher courses.

Where are Chainsaw City and Guilds training courses Ireland?

The KTC, CS30 Training Course and CS31 Training Course is approved by : Kearney Training and Consultancy Ltd provide Chainsaw City & Guilds NPTC – CS30 & CS31 Training Courses throughout Ireland. We are based at our strategically located Approved Training Centre in Portlaoise, County Laois, just 45 minutes from Dublin.