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Felling and Processing Trees Over 380mm

Training: 3 days + 0.5 day Assessment
£635 +VAT

Training: 14th-16th May 2024

Assessment date to be confirmed

Felling and Processing Trees Over 380mm Training Course

Seltc Tree Felling Training Course Sussex and Kent

3 Day City & Guilds NPTC Independent Training and Assessment for experienced operators to promote and understand relevant health and safety and industry good practice.


  • Health & Safety requirements, including current legislation, PPE, safe operation and Risk Assessments
  • Felling larger sized trees safely and accurately using an appropriate method
  • Sned and/or de-limb larger sized trees
  • Crosscut stems over guidebar length in diameter
  • Using a hand winch to assist with felling, or taking down a ‘hung up’ tree


Protective Equipment:

  • Chainsaw boots (EN 17249), Chainsaw gloves (EN 381-7), Chainsaw helmet with visor and ear muffs (EN 397/14052/12492)
  • Chainsaw trousers (all round protection is preferred – Type C (EN 381-5)
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • A waterproof coat and over-trousers (course will continue even in rain)

Chainsaw Equipment: 

  • Serviceable chainsaw, chain with cutters of sufficient length to allow for sharpening (recommended 15 inch guide bar)
  • Combination spanner, Guide bar scraper, Round file of appropriate size with handle for sharpening chain
  • File guide (roller or other), Flat file with handle for depth gauges, Depth gauge setting tool, Clean brush for air filter cleaning
  • Chain oil and Fuel
  • Felling bar, Wedge, Lifting tongs / hooks, tape measure for measuring timber


Candidates must be over 16 years & hold Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting 201 & 202 (CS30), 203 (CS31)


All of our courses can be accredited by either NPTC or LANTRA, depending on the level of accreditation you require


Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Refresher

Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue

Operate a Chainsaw from Rope & Harness

Safe Use of Mobile Elevated Work Platform

Manually Fed Brushwood Chipper

Powered Pole Pruner

Safe Use of Brushcutters

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