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Level 2 Certificate of competence in Felling Small Trees up to 380mm

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 guidebar 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.

Course sessions:

  • HSE legislation and safety guidelines
  • Starting the chainsaw and pre-cutting tests
  • Cross-cutting timber and felled timber
  • Felling
  • Branch removal – snedding and de-limbing
  • Take down hung-up trees using hand tools
  • Clear site and chainsaw checks

Course Details

Awarding Body: Lantra / City & Guilds
Number of Days: 3
Number of Candidates: 4
Course Location: Unit 10 Yorks Business Centre, Towcester NN12 8EU

Course Price

Course Price: £415
Assessment Price: £155
VAT: £83
Total Cost: £653
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