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Chainsaw Maintenance and Felling

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Chainsaw Maintenance and Felling

Short Course

Please call Busnes@LlandrilloMenai today on 08445 460 460 or email

Course Description

The course will give you an insight into basic chainsaw maintenance, cross-cutting and felling techniques. You will learn about all aspects of safe use of a chainsaw, what equipment, protective clothing and tools you require. It will also include the felling of small trees up to 380mm diameter at the base.

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Entry Criteria

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.


  • Practical sessions.


  • You will be assessed by undertaking a practical assessment test.


Successful candidates can progress to gain further chainsaw qualifications, such as:

  • Felling medium trees and Clearing individual windblown trees
  • Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue
  • Using a Chainsaw in a tree

Other details

Course type: Short Course

Level: N/A

Programme Area:

  • Land-based Engineering


This programme is available bilingually at the following campus(es):

  • Glynllifon

Land-based Engineering

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Land-based Engineering

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