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

Course overview

This course is for those anticipating working in professional forestry, amenity or utility arboriculture activities and likely to be felling trees up to 380mm in diameter.

The course is delivered on three consecutive days followed by a one-day independent NPTC assessment. This intensive practical course requires a good level of physical fitness and an ability to study written technical information.

All prices include hire of equipment (£35 for external candidates/£10 for Capel Manor College students). All chainsaw assessments require a £350 deposit for a non-student or £50 for a Capel Manor College student.

You will learn

  • A range of felling techniques for trees up to 380mm
  • Health and safety legislation and industry good practice
  • How to remove branches from felled trees using a chainsaw
  • How to take down hung-up trees
  • Cross-cutting of felled trees

Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Felling Small Trees up to 380mm – City and Guilds
Reference: 60373544

You must bring your own personal protective equipment (PPE)
Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting

Please view the related courses we have available and contact us if you would like to request an industry training course that is not currently listed.

Government funding is not available for this course; you will need to pay for your tuition, exams and materials. The fee shown for each campus and course start date is the total fee that you will need to pay.

For some of our courses, we offer a discount for current students. If this is the case, you will see the reduced fee when you select your chosen course campus and start date. To qualify for this discount, you must already be studying another course at Capel Manor College, and be adding this course to your existing programme.