All the prices below are fully inclusive of Training, VAT, Lantra or NPTC registration and Test fees.
We will take care of your Lantra or NPTC registration, assessor booking and any kit requirements prior to you attending the course.
This means we can usually have your assessment organised for the end of your training.
* Cancellation policy.
Courses cancelled within 1 week will be charged for in full, any over one week that have been registered will incur the registration fees from the awarding body.
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.
LANTRA 2 day maintenance and crosscut
A two day Maintenance and x-cut course with integrated assessment
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 .
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.
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.
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.
Larger tree felling 380mm +
(old unit CS32, new unit 21-11)
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.
Aerial tree rigging
(old unit CS41, new unit 21-09)
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.
(20-57 Integrated and 20-58 independent assessment)
Wood chipper courses can be run with us or at your venue and with up to 6 people.
Tracked, Trailered and PTO covered.
( 20-57 Integrated assessment)
Brush cutter courses can be run with us or at your venue and with up to 6 people.
£152 NPTC £141 LANTRA AWARDS
(20-06 Integrated assessment)
Pole saw courses can be run with us or at your venue and with up to 6 people.
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.
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
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
£353 or £443 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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