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Level 3 Award in Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm (Unit 301)

(**previously known as CS32)


This is a three day training course, followed by independent assessment on a fourth day. Each course can take up to 4 delegates. Units 201, 202 and 203 are pre-requisites.


Course content

  • 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


Course Details:

Accrediting body:

NPTC City & Guilds



3 days training

1 day assessment