Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness CS39 (0039-23)

This course is for individuals who use chainsaws as part of their work in arboriculture, forestry or other industries. It will provide the individual with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to use chainsaws from a rope and harness safely and to industry standards in line with current legislation.

This qualification covers risk assessment, emergency planning, legislation, industry best practice, environmental considerations, tree condition, tools and equipment, pruning techniques, and pruning from a rope and harness

This is a 3-day course followed by an assessment on a separate date.

All assessments will be arranged to take place after training has been completed.

You will be given the date and time during the training.

You will learn:

  • Be able to promote good health and safety and good industry practice.
  • Be able to carry out aerial cutting of trees with a chainsaw using free fall techniques
  • Understand relevant health & safety legislation and industry good practice.
  • Understand how to carry out aerial cutting of trees using free fall techniques


4th March 2024


3 days


One day course starting at 9:00 finishing at 16:00.