All the prices below are fully inclusive of Training, VAT, NPTC registration and NPTC assessment.

All prices in green are also inclusive of accommodation for the duration of your course and assessment.

We will take care of your NPTC registration, assessor booking and any kit and accommodation requirements prior to you attending the course. 

This means we can usually have your assessment organised for the end of your training.

 

 

 

Training courses and costs

Chainsaw Maintenance and crosscut  

(old unit CS30, new unit 20-03)

The Basic 2 day package as required by HSE and PUWER.

This Course will give you an in depth knowledge of chainsaw maintenance and the basic skills to crosscut timber safely.

This unit is also a prerequisite for felling courses.

Duration 3 days with test.

​£350  or £440  with accommodation.
Chainsaw felling to 380mm

(old unit CS31 new units 20-04)

A 3 day felling package for trees up to 380mm/15"

If you already hold the Maintenance and crosscut units this is a 3 day add on.

It is also a prerequisite for saw work from rope and harness. 

Duration 3 days .

£394 or £484 with accommodation.
Chainsaw Maintenance Crosscut and felling to 380mm

(old unit CS30,31 new units 20-12)

A 5 day maintenance crosscut and felling package for trees up to 380mm/15"

It is also a prerequisite for saw work from rope and harness. 

Duration 5 days.

£660 or £840 with accommodation.
Tree climbing and aerial rescue

(old unit CS38, new unit 20-13)

A 5 day course teaching you all the basics of tree climbing  and aerial rescue both regular and pole.

There are no prerequisites for this course except for a head for heights.

Duration 5 days.

£590 or £770 with accommodation.
Aerial tree cutting 

(old unit CS39,new unit 21-08)

In this course we aim to give the novice climber the basic skills to carry out aerial tree cutting.

On completion the candidate will be able to carry out both hand held and free fall cuts to a good standard.

Duration 3 days.

£334 or £424 with accommodation
Larger tree felling 380mm +

Larger tree felling teaches you the skills to fell trees at bar and a half and double guide bar width.

The course also concentrates on winch use for removal of hung up trees.

Duration 3 days

(old unit CS32, new unit  21-11)

£394 or £484 with accommodation
Aerial tree rigging

​(old unit CS41, new unit 21-09)

£454 or £589 with accommodation

Dismantling will give you the skills to rope down horizontal and vertical tree sections using various rigging techniques and equipment.

Duration 4 days.

 

 

Aerial Tree Pruning 

Old units CS 40  new (21-07) integrated assessment

Aerial pruning courses are based over 2 days with an integrated assessment on day 2.

We cover all pruning operations with a thin and reduction performed on the test.

 

 

 

£274 or £319 with accommodation

Woodchipper Training 

(20-57 Intergrated and 20-58 independant assessment)

Woodchipper courses can be run with us or at your venue and with up to 6 people.

Tracked, Trailered and PTO covered.

 

£134 

Stump Grinder 

(20-53 Integrated) 

Stump Grinder courses can be run with us or at your venue and with up to 6 people.

Pedestrian and self propelled.

 

£134

Stump Grinder 

(20-53 Integr

Stump Grinder courses can be run with us or at your venue and with up to 6 people.

Pedestrian and self propelled.

£1

Brush Cutter

( 20-57 Integrated assessment)

Brush cutter courses can be run with us or at your venue and with up to 6 people.

 

 

£134 

Pole Saw 

(20-06 Integrated assessment) 

Pole saw courses can be run with us or at your venue and with up to 6 people.

 

£134 

MEWP (Mobile elevated work platform)

(17-02 integrated assessment)

Mobile elevated work platform courses can be run with us or at your venue and with up to 6 people.

 

 

£134 

Chainsaw from MEWP

​Chainsaw from Mobile elevated work platform courses can be run with us or at your venue and with up to 6 people.

Duration 2 day, Independent test on day 2

 

 

£184 

Windblown 

Old units CS 34,35 new (21-02) independent assessment

Windblown courses will be priced on individual needs, 2 days is recommended for inexperienced people and 1 day for experienced operators. Independent assessment

 

£350 or £440 with accommodation

We offer many more course than listed above, Please contact us by email or by phone to discuss your needs.

 

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