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Forestry – Award in Maintenance, Cross-cutting & Felling Trees up to 380mm (CS30-31)

Level 2

Course code: F21P603
Type: Short Courses
Duration: 5 days
Subject area: Forestry & arboriculture
Location: Holme Lacy
Full Cost - £925.00

* 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

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

What qualification will I gain?

CS30-31 Award in Maintenance, Cross-cutting & Felling Trees up to 380mm

Why choose us

HLNSC have industry-qualified tutors with substantial experience in this subject area.

What you could do next

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

Popular modules

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.

Key facts

Duration: 5 days (plus additional ½ day for NPTC assessment)

Venue: Holme Lacy Campus

Time: 09:15 – 16:30

Next available dates:

5th -9th Feb 2024

13th – 17th May 2024

24th – 28th June 2024

Assessment methods

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.