Chainsaw & Forestry Courses

If any of the dates below are suitable please contact the office to check availability and request a booking form

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting Level 2

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting Level 2

A two day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting practical assessment.  The Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting assessment is a prerequisite to nearly all other chainsaw unit taken.

Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-cutting Flyer

Cost

 

Training Cost £275.00
+VAT £55.00
Training Total £330.00
Registration £34.00
Assessment £105.00
TOTAL £469.00


If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £29.00 is due.

LANTRA Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Refresher

 

Training Cost £175.00
+VAT £358.00
Training Total £210.00
Registration £21.00
TOTAL £231.00

 

October
Monday 4th – Tuesday 5th – FULL
Monday 11th – Tuesday 12th – FULL

November
Monday 1st – Tuesday 2nd
Monday 8th – Tuesday 9th
Monday 8th – Tuesday 9th

December
Monday 6th – Tuesday 7th
Monday 13th – Tuesday 14th

2022
January
Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th
Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th

Wednesday 12th – Refresher Only

February
Monday 7th & Tuesday 8th
Monday 14th & Tuesday 15th
Monday 28th Feb & Tuesday 1st March

March
Monday 7th & Tuesday 8th March

Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm Level 2

Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm Level 2

A three day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Felling Small Trees up to 380mm in diameter practical assessment.  Prerequisite –Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting.

Felling Trees up to 380mm Flyer

Cost

Training Cost £395.00
+VAT £79.00
Training Total £474.00
Registration £34.00
Assessment £105.00
TOTAL £613.00


If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £20.00 is due.

LANTRA Felling up to 380mm Refresher

Training Cost £275.00
+VAT £55.00
Training Total £330.00
Registration £31.00
TOTAL £361.00

 

September
Monday 27th – Wednesday 29th – FULL
Thursday 30th Sept & Friday 1st October – REFRESHER TRAINING ONLY

October
Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th – FULL

November
Wednesday 3rd- Friday 5th – FULL
Wednesday 10th – Friday 12th

December
Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th – FULL

2022
January
Wednesday 12th – Friday 14th
Monday 24th – Wednesday 26th

February
Thursday 3rd – Friday 4th – REFRESHER TRAINING ONLY
Wednesday 9th – Friday 11th
Wednesday 16th – Friday 18th

March
Wednesday 2nd – Friday 4th
Monday 14th – Wednesday 16th

Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm Level 3

Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm Level 3

This course to prepares the trainee to take the City and Guilds Felling Medium Trees over 380mm in diameter practical assessment.
Prerequisite –Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting and Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm.

21-11 Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm

Cost

Training Cost £375.00
+VAT £75.00
Training Total £450.00
Registration £34.00
Assessment £145.00
TOTAL £629.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £20.00 is due.

 

LANTRA Felling over 380mm Refresher – on the 2nd day of  a full training course unless otherwise specified

Training Cost £275.00
+VAT £55.00
Training Total £330.00
Registration £25.00
TOTAL £355.00

 

October
Monday 11th – Wednesday 13th

December
Monday 13th – Wednesday 15th

2022
January
Monday 24th – Wednesday 26th

Climbing with Two Rope update

Climbing with Two Rope Update

A one day Park Hill Training course for trainees who have already taken a full climbing course.

Prerequisite –already completed the climbing course and just require information regarding using two rope systems, trainees should also be physically fit.

Cost

Training Cost £195.00
+VAT £39.00
TOTAL £234.00

One to One price

Training Cost £295.00
+VAT £59.00
TOTAL £354.00

 

September
Monday 27th

Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue

Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue

A five day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue practical assessment.
Prerequisite –none but trainees should be physically fit.

Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue Flyer

Cost

Training Cost £650.00
+VAT £130.00
Training Total £780.00
Registration £34.00
Assessment £145.00
TOTAL £959.00


If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £36.00 is due.

LANTRA Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue Refresher – on the 3rd & 5th day of  a full training course unless otherwise specified

Training Cost £295.00
+VAT £59.00
Training Total £354.00
Registration £34.00
TOTAL £388.00

 

November
Monday 1st – Friday 5th

December
Monday 6th – Friday 10th

2022
January
Monday 10th – Friday 14th

March
Monday 7th – Friday 11th

Aerial Cutting of Trees With a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques

Aerial Cutting of Trees With a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques

A three day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Aerial Cutting of Trees With a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques practical assessment. Prerequisite –Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting, Felling Small Trees, Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue.

Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw using Free Fall Techniques Flyer

Cost

Training Cost £395.00
+VAT £79.00
Training Total £474.00
Registration £34.00
Assessment £125.00
TOTAL £633.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £19.00 is due.

 

LANTRA Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free Fall Techniques Refresher – on the last day of  a full training course unless otherwise specified

Training Cost £185.00
+VAT £37.00
Training Total £222.00
Registration £24.00
TOTAL £246.00

 

October
Monday 18th – Wednesday 20th
Monday 25th – REFRESHER ONLY

December
Monday 13th -Wednesday 15th

2022
January
Monday 17th – Wednesday 19th

March
Monday 14th – Wednesday 16th

Stump grinder

Stump Grinder

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Stump Grinder practical assessment.
Prerequisite –None.

Stump Grinder Flyer

Cost

Independent Assessment (if you have taken training elsewhere) please contact the office for dates

Registration £34.00
Assessment £90.00
TOTAL £124.00

 

Integrated Assessment 

Training Cost £165.00
+VAT £33.00
Training Total £198.00
Registration £34.00
TOTAL £232.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £32.00 is due.

 

December
Tuesday 21st

January
Tuesday 11th

March
Wednesday 2nd

Use of Chainsaw from a MEWP

Use of Chainsaw from a MEWP

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Use of Chainsaw from a MEWP practical assessment.
Prerequisite –Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting, Felling Small Trees and candidates must also hold a current suitable competence certificate in operating the MEWP that is going to be used for the assessment. This could be the “NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in the Safe Use and Operation of Mobile Elevated Work Platforms”.

Chainsaw from a MEWP Flyer

Cost

Training Cost £195.00
+VAT £39.00
Training Total £234.00
Registration £34.00
Assessment £145.00
TOTAL £413.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £19.00 is due.

 

February
Thursday 3rd

Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw

Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw

A three day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw practical assessment. Prerequisite –Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting and Felling Small Trees.

Cost

Training Cost £295.00
+VAT £59.00
Training Total £354.00
Registration £34.00
Assessment £145.00
TOTAL £533.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £19.00 is due.

 

Please contact the office.

Emergency Treework Operations

Emergency Treework Operations

A two day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Emergency/urgent tree works using a Chainsaw practical assessment. Prerequisite –Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting and Felling Small Trees.

Emergency Treework Operations Flyer

Cost

Training Cost £295.00
+VAT £59.00
Training Total £354.00
Registration £34.00
Assessment £145.00
TOTAL £533.00

Not available as LANTRA

 

Please contact the office

Aerial Pruning Operations Level 3

Aerial Pruning Operations Level 3

A four day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Carry out Pruning Operations practical assessment.  Prerequisite –Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting, Felling Small Trees, Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue and Use of a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness.

21-07 Aerial Tree Pruning

Cost

Training Cost £395.00
+VAT £79.00
Training Total £474.00
Registration £34.00
Assessment £145.00
TOTAL £653.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £24.00 is due.

 

LANTRA Pruning Refresher – on the last day of  a full training course unless otherwise specified

Training Cost £185.00
+VAT £37.00
Training Total £222.00
Registration £20.00
TOTAL £240.00

 

March
Monday 14th – Wednesday 16th

Aerial Tree Dismantling Rigging and Arboricultural Ground Worker

Aerial Tree Dismantling Rigging and Arboricultural Ground Worker

A three day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Undertake Sectional Felling Operations practical assessment. Prerequisite –Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting, Felling Small Trees, Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue and Use of a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness.

Aerial Tree Rigging Flyer

Cost

Training Cost £395.00
+VAT £79.00
Training Total £474.00
Registration £34.00
Assessment £145.00
TOTAL £653.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £20.00 is due.

 

LANTRA Rigging Refresher – on the last 2 days of  a full training course unless otherwise specified

Training Cost £295.00
+VAT £59.00
Training Total £354.00
Registration £20.00
TOTAL £374.00

 

October
Monday 4th – Wednesday 6th

2022
January
Monday 17th – Wednesday 19th

Arboricultural Ground Worker can be trained on the last day of the Rigging course, please contact the office.

Cost

Training cost £165.00 + VAT = £198.00

Integrated Assessment training cost plus City and Guilds Registration £34.00

Independent Assessment £70.00 plus City and Guilds Registration £34.00

Powered Pole Pruner

Powered Pole Pruner

A one or two day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Powered Pole Pruner practical assessment.
Prerequisite for One Day – Chainsaw Maintenance.

Powered Pole Pruner Flyer

Independent Assessment (if you have taken training elsewhere) please contact the office for dates

Registration £34.00
Assessment £80.00
TOTAL £114.00

 

Two Day – Powered Pole Pruner Integrated Training
(Assessment taken on separate day)

Training Cost £295.00
+VAT £59.00
Training Total £354.00
Registration £34.00
Assessment £80.00
TOTAL £468.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £32.00 is due.

 

October
Thursday 7th & Friday 8th

February
Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd

 

Brushcutter/Strimmer

Brushcutter/Strimmer

A one day course to prepare the candidate for the City & Guilds assessment if required.

Brushcutters & Strimmers Flyer

Independent Assessment (if you have taken training elsewhere) please contact the office for dates

Registration £34.00
Assessment £85.00
TOTAL £119.00

 

Integrated Assessment 

Training Cost £165.00
+VAT £33.00
Training Total £198.00
Registration £34.00
TOTAL £232.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £32.00 is due.

 

October
Friday 15th

November
Friday 12th

December
Friday 17th

January
Monday 10th

March
Tuesday 2nd
Monday 21st

 

Manually Fed Woodchipper

Manually Fed Woodchipper

A one day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Manually Fed Woodchipper practical assessment.  Prerequisite –None.

Manually Fed Woodchipper Flyer

Independent Assessment (if you have taken training elsewhere) please contact the office for dates

Registration £34.00
Assessment £85.00
TOTAL £119.00

 

Integrated Assessment 

Training Cost £165.00
+VAT £33.00
Training Total £198.00
Registration £34.00
TOTAL £232.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £32.00 is due.

 

October
Monday 18th

November
Monday 15th

December
Monday 20th

2022
January
Friday 7th

February
Friday 28th

March
Friday 11th

Thorough Examination of Arboriculture Equipment (LOLER)

Thorough Examination of Arboriculture Equipment (LOLER)

A three day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Thorough Examination of Arboriculture Equipment (LOLER) practical assessment. Prerequisite – Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting, Felling Small Trees, Climb Trees and Aerial Rescue, Operate a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness at least with 5 years of experience within the industry.

Thorough Examination of Arboricultural Equipment (LOLER) Flyer

Cost

Training Cost £445.00
+VAT £89.00
Training Total £534.00
Assessment
Inc Reg
£155.00
TOTAL £689.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration of £20.00 is due.

 

LANTRA Thorough Examination of Arboriculture Equipment (LOLER) Refresher – on the first 2 days of  a full training course unless otherwise specified

Training Cost £296.00
+VAT £59.20
Training Total £355.20
Registration £20.00
TOTAL £375.20

 

October
Tuesday 26th – Thursday 28th
Assessment Friday 29th

LANTRA Awards Basic Tree Inspection

LANTRA Awards Basic Tree Inspection

The course is designed to give training on identifying common signs and symptoms that may lead to tree or limb failure and methods of reporting this information to people more suitably qualified to make final decisions on safety.

Basic Tree Survey & Inspection Flyer

Cost

Training Cost £165.00
+VAT £33.00
Training Total £198.00
Registration £37.00
TOTAL £235.00

 

October
Friday 22nd

2022
January
Tuesday 11th