NPTC City & Guilds Level 2 Award in ground based chainsaw operations, maintenance, cross cutting and felling up to 380mm (CS30/31)

Who should attend?

This course is designed for professional users and is typically for people who are seeking contractual work in professional forestry, amenity or utility arboricultural and may be required to fell trees up to 380mm in diameter.

This training is a pre-requisite for anyone who wants to advance to large tree and  aerial tree work.

What will you learn?
  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • Safety procedures
  • Use of protective clothing
  • Cross cutting felled timber
  • Stacking, felling techniques for trees between 200 mm (8″) & 380 mm (15″)
  • Snedding & de-limbing
  • Taking down of hung up trees using hand tools

Training is in preparation for NPTC Level 2 Award in ground based chainsaw operations (CS30 CS31). and typically testing is arranged 1-2 weeks following training.


£642 + VAT per person
5 day course plus half day assessment

Plus £334 (VAT exempt) NPTC registration/assessment fee

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