City & Guilds / NPTC Award in Felling and Processing Small Trees Level 2

Key Information

Subject Area

Subject Area
Agriculture & Animal Care

Level

Level
2

Mode of Study

Mode of Study
Short Course

Location

Location
Usk Campus

Fees

Fees
£350

Start Date

Start Date
03 February 2021

Day(s)

Day(s)
Wednesday to Friday

Start Time

Start Time
09:00

End Time

End Time
17:00

Duration

Duration
3 days

In a nutshell

Ideal if you’re in an outdoors profession or working in agriculture, this course teaches you the essential skills associated with felling small trees.

 

To include directional felling of trees up to 380mm, taking into consideration the tree size, weight, condition and species. This will include felling of upright trees as well as 'hung up' trees and those that are weighted to a specific direction.

 

This course is for...

…a career in an outdoor job, such as gardening, woodland management or agriculture

 

…those who’ve already taken the NPTC Chainsaw Related Operations course on chainsaw safety, maintenance and cross cutting.

Course content

Building on the topics covered in the Chainsaw Maintenance course including current legislation, fundamentals of chainsaw operation and safe use and maintenance of the chainsaw, this course goes on to include the felling of trees up to 380mm in diameter.

 

On completion, you could go on to study the NPTC CS32, CS38 and CS39 courses.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements, but you must be at least 16 years old and will have successfully achieved the NPTC Chainsaw and Related Operations course on maintenance and cross cutting.

Additional information

You’ll need to provide:

  • Your own personal protective/safety clothing – however these can be provided if necessary
  • Two passport-sized photographs
  • A packed lunch and flask, although refreshments are available to buy on site.

The course lasts three days plus an extra half day to a day for assessment.

Payment Information

Due to current limitations, payment can only be made via bank transfer.

An invoice will be sent from salesledger@coleggwent.ac.uk within 72 hours with instructions on how to pay or set up payment instalments if required.

Where can I study City & Guilds / NPTC Award in Felling and Processing Small Trees Level 2?

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Usk Campus
(Short Course)
Start Date: 03 February 2021

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