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NPTC Level 2 Award in Felling & Processing Trees up to 380mm Full Course (formally CS31)

Course Level: 

Level 2

Job opportunities after this course: 

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to Fell Small Trees. On completion of the course you will have the NPTC Award to Fell and Process Small trees (less than 380mm in diameter). This qualification along with the CS30 is essential for employment in the industry.

Overview of the course: 

A practical course over 3 days. During the 3 days you will have gained the practical skills and knowledge to enable you to take a practical assessment. The assessment will be on the day following the completion of the training.

Entry requirements: 

Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross Cutting (CS30) must be held prior to training


Fell and Process Small Trees less than 380mm

How is the course assessed?: 

The course is assessed by external practical assessment by NPTC

Further study options after this course: 

Additional practical CS units can be added to enhance your employment prospects.

Length of the course: 

3 full days


Houghall Campus, Durham

When does the course start: 

The course runs at various times throughout the year subject to demand.

More important information about this course:


Fees are payable in advance.
*We make every effort to publish correct fees, however all fees are subject to change. Fees are correct as at the current time (18 Jul 2018 11:10) and are subject to change up to the date of enrolment. Fees quoted are payable annually

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