Lower Bush Farm provide Lantra Chainsaw and Treework Training and Assessment.
Our instructors and assessors have backgrounds in a variety of professional chainsaw use, tree work and instruction.
We provide a range of courses for Operators of Chainsaws and Woodchippers, Brushcutters/Trimmers.
To ensure you chose the right course, please read the information provided, or contact us if you are unsure.
Please be aware that I.T.A (Integrated Training and Assessment) is suitable for occasional users. I.T.A courses do not satisfy pre-requisite requirements for further training.
The Level 2 Award is suitable for chainsaw operators who use a chainsaw as the main role of their employment, such as working in Arboriculture or Forestry, where a national Certificate of Competence is required. If you are unsure please contact us.
Minimum age for Training 16 yrs
All prices inclusive of Lantra fees, learning materials, instruction & assessment, and Lantra Insurance
Level 2 Award
Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (Once called CS30 & CS31)
5 Days training plus half a day Assessment.
Maximum of four learners to one instructor.
Refresher required every 5 years
No pre-requisites required
Extra training, 1:1 support or reduced class sizes can be provided by arrangement
Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 200mm
4 Days training
Maximum of four learners to one instructor
Refresher required every 3 years
No pre-requisites required
Initial assessment is included in the course fees. The following fees are in the unlikley event the candidate is not successful first time.
CS30 - £190
CS31 - £190
CS30 & CS31 - £250
Courses with Availability
With low instructor to learner ratios, courses need to be full, or nearly full to run.
We only advertise upcoming courses with spaces. So if you'd like to book onto a course, but don't see availability, please get in touch, and we can put you on a list or maybe offer you a cancellation. We can run a full, or nearly full course by request for customers with several operators.
One space available - 16th October 2023 - 5 Day Chainsaw & Felling (CS30/CS31)
We have a spacious, and well ventillated training room, providing each learner with their own workbench, and bench vice. We have a full workshop for any extra repairs to equipment.
Lower Bush Farm consists of 40 acres of fields, woodlands and orchards. Some practical aspects of training is carried out on site when necessary. Most practical Chainsaw felling and processing of trees is carried out in other local woodlands and forests which are within a 5 minute drive.
Hot and cold drinks are provided free of charge. Please bring your own food, as well as drinks for when we are out in the woods or fields completing the practical elements of training and assessment.
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Recommendations for Equipment and PPE
We use the following stores
We are neither affiliated nor gain any reward for sales from these stores
T.F.M. (Telford Farm Machinery) with ONLINE SALES and stores at
Telford - Ludlow - Bridgnorth - Newport - Penkridge Bromsgrove - Banbury
Chainsawbars.co.uk with ONLINE SALES and the largest stock of chainsaw chain in the United Kingdom