Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm

NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Felling Small Trees up to 380mm

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This practical course, formerly known as CS30, builds on the knowledge gained in the chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting course. After successful completion, students will be able to safely fell and process small trees up to 380mm in diameter. Chainsaws will be provided but students must provide their own PPE.

Equipment required

  • Forestry Helmet (EN 397) with ear muffs and mesh visor.
  • Chainsaw Protective Trousers (pr EN 381-5) Type C all-round leg protection.
  • Safety Boots with chainsaw protection to BS EN ISO 20345:2004 and bearing a shield depicting a chainsaw to show compliance with EN381-3 (toe cap - EN 345 Chainsaw protection pr EN 345 part 2). For on ground operations, Forestry ‘Wellingtons’ with chainsaw protection are suitable.
  • Chainsaw gloves (EN381-7).

Please do not delay your booking – to guarantee your place, please book 2 weeks in advance of course date

Course details

Dates & Location

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9:00- 17:00

Lewes Campus - Plumpton College


4 days

Additional day for assessment.


Total Fees: £800

(£656 Tuition Fee/£144 Assessment Fee)

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting, formally known as CS30

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