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Assisted Fell Operations NPTC Level 3 Award

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    Call our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk to register your interest and see when we may next be running these courses.

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Entry requirements

Pre-requisites

A number of pre-requisites must be met before undertaking this course and the respective assessment:

  • You must be at least 16 years of age to undertake the training and assessment
  • You must hold a Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting (or CS30)
  • You must hold a Level 2 Award in Felling Trees Up To 380mm (or CS31)
  • You must hold a Level 3 Award in Felling Trees Over 380mm (or CS32)

As well as these pre-requisites, it is essential that you are an experienced user of a chainsaw; please contact us to discuss suitability and availability of this course.

Course content

The course is run over three days which includes;

  • Health, safety and legislative aspects of felling
  • Application of both rope-based and winch-based assisted felling techniques
  • Theory of felling forces and lifting heights

After completing this course, you will:

  • Be able to promote health and safety and industry good practice
  • Be able to carry out assisted fell operations
  • Understand relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice
  • Understand how to carry out assisted fell operations 

Assessment methods

Assessments are held on a separate day on completion of training.

Course Information & How to Apply

Call our Business Development team on 01234 291747 or email training@bedford.ac.uk to register your interest and see when we may next be running these courses.

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3 days £540 Shuttleworth College

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