This course includes: (CS30) risk assessments, health & safety, PPE, chainsaw maintenance safety, pre-start & start procedures and cross-cutting. (CS31) Felling Small Trees course covers site safety, assessing individual trees and standard felling cuts. Following training, the candidate is then assessed by an independently appointed NPTC Assessor. The NPTC assessments take place the next day (where possible). No prerequisites but some chainsaw use is advantageous.
5 days + 1 day assessment
Chainsaw & PPE required. This is available to hire at an additional cost of £80.00 approx. Some previous chainsaw experience
Monday 4th December 2017 (Hadlow (1718D))
Monday 8th January 2018 (Hadlow (1718E))
Monday 5th February 2018 (Hadlow (1718F))
Monday 5th March 2018 (Hadlow (1718G))
Monday 9th April 2018 (Hadlow (1718H))
Monday 14th May 2018 (Hadlow (1718I))
Monday 4th June 2018 (Hadlow (1718J))
Monday 9th July 2018 (Hadlow (1718K))
Hadlow Campus, Court Lane, Tonbridge, Kent – TN11 0RF
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Please note that all programme specifications and course modules are subject to annual change.