* 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 is an NPTC Certified Courses for the Forestry Industry and will cover:
Risk assessment and emergency procedures
Routine operator maintenance of the chainsaw
Round timber cross-cutting techniques of pre-cut timber
Felling techniques of trees up to 380mm diameter
Take down of trees with the aid of hand tools
Delimbing and snedding techniques
Conversion and presentation of timber
CS30-31 Award in Maintenance, Cross-cutting & 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
This course consists of three modules:
Maintenance of the Chainsaw
On-Site Preparation and Cross-Cutting
Felling of Small Trees up to 380mm (formerly CS30 and CS31 combined) and suitable for candidates with some experience.
Duration: 5 days (plus additional ½ day for NPTC assessment)
Venue: Holme Lacy Campus
Time: 09:15 – 16:30
Please contact us for the next available dates
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.