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

 

December
Monday 13th – Tuesday 14th – FULL

2022
January
Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th – FULL
Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th – FULL
Wednesday 12th – Refresher ONLY 
Friday 14th – Refresher ONLY
Monday 17th & Tuesday 18th – Lantra option not available
Wednesday 19th & Thursday 20th – Lantra option not available

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

March
Monday 7th & Tuesday 8th

April
Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th
Monday 11th & Tuesday 12th
Monday 25th & Tuesday 26th

May
Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th
Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th

June
Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th
Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th

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

 

December
Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th – FULL

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

February
Thursday 3rd – Friday 4th Refresher only – FULL
Wednesday 9th – Friday 11th – FULL
Wednesday 9th – Friday 11th
Wednesday 16th – Friday 18th – FULL

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

April
Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th
Wednesday 27th – Friday 29th

May
Wednesday 11th – Friday 13th

June
Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th

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 & 3rd 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

 

2022
January
Monday 24th – Wednesday 26th

May
Monday 16th – Wednesday 18th

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

 

Please contact the office

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

 

2022
January
Monday 10th – Friday 14th – FULL

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

 

December
Monday 13th -Wednesday 15th – FULL

2022
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

May
Tuesday 24th

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

May
Tuesday 17th

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

May
Tuesday 10th – Thursday 12th

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

April
Monday 25th – Wednesday 27th

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 two day course to prepare the trainee to take the City and Guilds Powered Pole Pruner practical assessment.

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.

 

December
Thursday 2nd – Friday 3rd

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.

 

December
Friday 17th – FULL

January
Monday 10th

March
Tuesday 1st
Monday 21st

April
Monday 25th

May
Friday 20th

June
Monday 27th

 

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.

 

December
Monday 20th – FULL

2022
January
Friday 7th

February
Friday 28th

March
Friday 11th

April
Tuesday 26th

May
Monday 23rd

June
Friday 17th

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 £550.00
+VAT £110.00
Training Total £660.00
Assessment
Inc Reg
£165.00
TOTAL £825.00

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 £375.00
+VAT £75.00
Training Total £450.00
Registration £20.00
TOTAL £470.00

 

April
Monday 11th – Wednesday 13th
Assessment Thursday 14th April

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

 

2022
January
Tuesday 11th

April
Friday 29th