The Level 2 Award in Felling Trees up to 380mm takes places over 5 days. The first 4 days consist of training and assessment is on the 5th day.
Applicants must be over 16 years of age and hold a valid NPTC Certificate of Competence: CS30 Chainsaw Maintenance. Proof of pre-qualifications must be emailed/posted to the college before the course start date as evidence.
Other awarding body qualifications must be submitted to check if they are compatible with this NPTC course.
During this course, you will study the following –
- Preparation of the work site
- Risk assessment
- Assessment of felling direction
- Controlled felling techniques
- Systematic and efficient de-limbing techniques
- Correct lifting techniques and techniques in safe take down of hung-up trees
This course runs every month, please contact us for information on dates and times.
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