Chainsaw & Forestry Courses

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Courses are LANTRA Accredited unless otherwise stated

Below is a list of the courses we provide, we are moving to a new system, for further information, dates and course flyers please select the links under the Course Title which will show the information in our course catalogue view.
Currently, the basket function isn’t live so please email the office, info@parkhilltraining.co.uk, if you see a date you are interested in.

The office will also advise on an assessment date, if you require one, as these are not listed.

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting Level 2

Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting Level 2

Two Day Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Level 2 Course

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Cost

Training: £340.00 + VAT = £408.00

City & Guilds Assessment £165.00

Total: £573.00 Inc VAT

Available Dates

June
Monday 3rd – Tuesday 4th – FULL
Thursday 6th – Friday 7th – FULL
Monday 17th – Tuesday 18th – FULL

July
Monday 8th – Tuesday 9th – FULL
Tuesday 16th – Wednesday 17th
Monday 25th – Tuesday 26th – 1 space

August
Monday 5th – Tuesday 6th – FULL

September
Monday 2nd – Tuesday 3rd
Monday 30th September – Tuesday 1st October

November
Monday 4th & Tuesday 5th

December
Monday 2nd & Tuesday 3rd

 

One Day Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Refresher

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Training: £225.00 + VAT = £270.00

Total: £270.00 Inc VAT

Available Dates

Monday 22nd July

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: £475.00 + VAT = £570.00

City & Guilds Assessment £175.00

Total: £745.00 Inc VAT

 

Two Day Felling up to 380mm to include Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Refresher

Training: £350.00 + VAT = £420.00

Total: £420.00 Inc VAT

 

Availability

June
Wednesday 26th – Friday 28th – FULL

July
Wednesday 10th – Friday 12th
Thursday 18th & Friday 19th – Lantra Refresher (covers chainsaw maintenance as well)

August
Wednesday 7th – Friday 9th

September
Thursday 12th & Friday 13th – Lantra Refresher (covers chainsaw maintenance as well)
Monday 23rd – Wednesday 25th

October
Wednesday 2nd – Friday 4th

November
Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th

December
Wednesday 4th – Friday 6th

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: £475.00 + VAT = £570.00

City & Guilds Assessment £210.00

Total: £780.00 Inc VAT

 

Two Day Felling OVER 380mm Refresher

Training: £350.00 + VAT = £420.00

Total: £420.00 Inc VAT

 

Availability

June
Wednesday 19th – Friday 21st 

September
Wednesday 4 – Friday 6th

Individual Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw

Individual Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw

We do not have a venue for this training, please contact the office if you have a suitable site.

Assisted Fell Operations

Assisted Fell Operations

We do not have a venue for this training, please contact the office if you have a suitable site.

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

Training: £195.00 + VAT = £234.00

City & Guilds Registration – £39.00

Total: £273.00 Inc VAT

 

These are not available as LANTRA

Availability

Tuesday 11th June

Friday 13th September

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

Cost

Training: £300.00 + VAT = £360.00

City & Guilds Assessment £160.00

Total: £520.00 Inc VAT

 

One Day Powered Pole Pruner 

Training: £200.00 + VAT = £240.00
City & Guilds Assessment £160.00

Total: £400.00 Inc VAT

 

Availability

Thursday 23rd May – (trainees hold Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting)

Wednesday 17th July – (trainees hold Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting)

Brushcutter/Strimmer

Brushcutter/Strimmer

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

Brushcutters & Strimmers Flyer

Cost

Training: £195.00+ VAT = £234.00

City & Guilds Registration – £39.00

Total: £273.00 Inc VAT

 

Leaf Blower/Vacuum can be added onto this day but please contact the office as not all below dates are available for this.

Brushcutter & Leaf Blower

Cost, for brushcutter & leaf blower/vacuum

Training: £210.00 + VAT = £252.00

City and Guilds Registration – £39.00 x2

Total: £330.00 Inc VAT

 

These are not available as LANTRA

Availability

May
Wednesday 22nd – FULL

June
Friday 14th

July
Tuesday 23rd

August
Thursday 15th

September
Wednesday 11th

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

Cost

Training: £195.00+ VAT = £234.00

City & Guilds Registration – £39.00

Total: £273.00 Inc VAT

 

These are not available as LANTRA

Availability

June
Thursday 13th

July
Wednesday 24th

August
Wednesday 14th

September
Monday 23rd

Thorough Examination of Arboriculture Equipment (LOLER)

Thorough Examination of Arboriculture Equipment (LOLER)

A four 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

Bespoke training only, please contact the office.

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: £230.00 + VAT = £276.00

Total: £276.00 Inc VAT

 

Availability

September
Wednesday 25th