Forestry – Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm (CS32)

Course code: F21P477
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 3 days (plus additional ½ day for NPTC assessment)
Subject area: Forestry & arboriculture
Location: Holme Lacy
Fee: Full Cost - £530.00

* 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.

About the course

A National Curriculum Training Programme (NPTC)-certified course for the Forestry Industry

What qualification will I gain?

NPTC Award in Felling and Processing Trees Over 380mm Diameter

What you could do next

Learners progress onto Award in Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees. This course is not run on a regular basis at the College, but can be arranged for groups of up to four people.

Popular modules

  • Risk assessment and emergency procedures

  • Felling techniques of trees between 380-760mm diameter

  • Take down of hung up trees by hand and mechanical winches

  • Delimbing and snedding techniques

  • Cross-cutting and conversion

Key facts


  • TBC

Assessment date:

  • TBC

Assessment methods

Unlike other chainsaw certificates there is no independent assessment. Learners will be assessed at various intervals by the trainer for the NPTC Award in Felling and Processing Trees Over 380mm Diameter. This is a practical assessment with some verbal questioning.