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NPTC Level 2 Award

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Please note that this course has a £105 mandatory exam fee.

Course outline

  • Risk assessments
  • Legislation
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Pre-use checks
  • Routine checks
  • Preparation of site
  • Machine and materials

Following the course there is a competence assessment by an NPTC assessor on a separate date.

Equipment required

  • Forestry Helmet (EN 397) with ear muffs and mesh visor.
  • Chainsaw Protective Trousers (pr EN 381-5) Type B front of leg protection for ground work.
  • 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).

Course reference: FOP008

Course details

Dates & Location

We will be releasing the dates for the new 23/24 Part Time Programme in the coming weeks for a August/September start.  If you wish to receive the latest dates regarding this course when they are released then please click on this link and register your interest

09:00 - 17:00.

Lewes Campus - Plumpton College



£140 plus a £106 mandatory exam fee.


Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

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