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NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Felling Small Trees up to 380mm (39-21)


Course Information

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

Additional Course Dates:

Contact us on 01628 827317 | landbasedtraining@bca.ac.uk

We know how important it is for you and your staff to have the necessary qualifications to fulfill your work commitments. See below our course dates, which may be subject to change.

6th – 9th December 2021 for training, followed by assessment on 17th December – Thorndon Park Golf Club, Essex

13th – 17th December 2021 at Greys Court, Henley on Thames – Now Full

31st January – 4th February 2022 at Greys Court, Henley on Thames – Now Full

Further dates TBC. Please call to enquire.

We are always on the look-out for suitable felling sites. If you could consider hosting a course on your property do please get in touch to discuss.


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Please call us on 01628 827317 if you have any queries regarding this course, or would like to book.