NPTC CS31 Felling Small Trees 200mm - 380mm
This course is for those wishing to work in amenity or arboriculture activities or on forestry commission land.
It will prepare you for roles that will involve felling small trees safely and accurately, removing branches, crosscutting stems, stacking timber and taking down hung up trees with hand tools. You must be fit to undertake this training and ideally be 18 years of age or over. Felling courses are held off campus at a suitable felling site.
You must hold a Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross cutting Certificate prior to attending this course. NPTC will not allow assessment on Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm until Maintenance and Crosscutting has been passed. Competence assessment by NPTC assessor after the course. Can be carried out at the college or workplace and booked directly with NPTC.
Duration: 3 days
Times: 9am to 4pm
This course is pre-requisite to other chainsaw and arboriculture courses, such as:
- Felling Trees over 380mm
- Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Free Fall Techniques
To attend this course you must:
- be fit to undertake this training and ideally be 18 years of age or over
- hold a Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Certificate
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