CORS (Chainsaw Operators Registration Scheme)

The Chainsaw Operators Registration Scheme training and assessment is offered by members who are approved by HCTA.

It is a competence based scheme that emphasises the safe operation of Chainsaws.  For an operator to be registered they must undergo assessment by a qualified and approved CORS instructor working through one of the HCTA member centres.

The Chainsaw Operators Registration Scheme is accepted by Highways Engalnd and many Local Authorities.

The sceme is operated on behalf of the association by Matrix Vocational.

Email: cors@matrixvocational.co.uk

CS1

Chainsaw Maintenance

CS2

Crosscutting Lying Timber

CS3

Felling Up To Guide Bar Length

CS4

Felling To 1> Guide Bar Length

CS5

Clear Individual Windblown Trees

CS6

Clear Multiple Windblown Trees

CS7

Winching Operations

CS8

Pole Saw Operations + Maintenance

CS9

Wood Chipper Operation

CS10

Limbing Operations from a Mobile Elevated Working Platform

Members delivering CORS

Allroads Training Ltd

94 Derby Road
Swanwick
Alfreton
Derbyshire
DE55 1AD

Contact: Paul Chambers

Phone No: 01773 604262
Email: paul@allroadstraining.co.uk

Website:  None Availalbe

BTCS Ltd

19 Skiddaw Close
Warndon
Worcester
WR4 9HU

Contact: Steve Beresford

Phone No: 01905 21629
Email: steveberesford@bezzer.freeserve.co.uk

Website:  None Available

Derbyshire County Council

Economy Transport and Community
Highways Training Centre
Station Road
Darley Dale
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 2EQ

Contact: Steve Wildgoose

Phone No: 07881 510537
Email: steve.wildgoose@derbyshire.gov.uk

Website:  None Available

Monmouthshire County Council

Raglan Training Centre
Station Road
Raglan
Monmouthshire
NP15 2ER

Contact: Nigel Leaworthy

Phone No: 01291 690465
Email: raglantraining@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Website:  None Available

Notter Bridge Training

Notter Bridge
Saltash
Cornwall
PL12 4RW

Contact: Chris Bowden

Phone No: 01752 851373
Email: cbowden@cormacltd.co.uk

Website:  www.cormacltd.co.uk/notterbridge