* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.
This course covers the felling of small trees with a diameter of up to 380mm. The course covers: * Risk assessment and emergency procedures * Felling techniques of trees from 200-380mm diameter * Take down of trees with the aid of hand tools. * Delimbing and snedding techniques * Conversion and presentation of timber.
NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling Trees up to 380mm
Candidates can progress on to Award in Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm diameter or on to Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free-fall Techniques. Please note that candidates must also hold the Award in Accessing a Tree Using a Rope and Harness and Aerial Tree Rescue Operations in order to progress onto Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees using Freefall Techniques.
Risk assessment and emergency procedures
Felling techniques of trees from 200 – 380mm diameter
Take down of trees with the aid of hand tools
Delimbing and snedding techniques
Conversion and presentation of timber
3 days (plus additional 1/2 day for NPTC assessment)
09:15 – 16:30
19th-21st April 2023
Following the course, candidates will be assessed for NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling Trees up to 380mm. This is a practical assessment which will take place on a separate day. Tests are organised by NPTC to take place at College, however if you wish to reschedule this to take place on your own site, please advise at time of booking.