Course Information

Who is the course for?

This qualification is for those who carry out felling of trees using a chainsaw. If learners are working with chemicals or machinery they need to be appropriately trained or certificated in line with current legislation.

What does the course involve?

This qualification is about the directional felling of trees using a chainsaw. The felling technique will be appropriate to tree size, weight, condition and species as well as taking into account guidebar size and weather conditions. This covers both coniferous and broadleaved trees, trees that are upright, trees that are weighted towards and that are weighted against a given felling direction.

Entry Requirements

  • NPTC CS30
  • NPTC CS31

What are the assessment methods?

Integrated assessment.

Are there any additional costs for the course?

Learners will be required to bring the following to the course:

  • Two passport photographs
  • Chainsaw boots
  • Calculator
  • Lunch: a packed lunch and flask

We will provide PPE if required.

Awarding Body

NPTC and C&G.

For further course information and to book a place, please email or call 01278 655065.

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