Chainsaw & Forestry Courses

If any of the dates below are suitable please contact the office to check availability and book onto our portal

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 £300.00
+VAT £60.00
Training Total £360.00
Registration £36.00
Assessment £115.00
TOTAL £511.00


If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

LANTRA or City & Guilds CPD Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting Refresher

Training Cost £195.00
+VAT £39.00
Training Total £234.00
Registration £34.00
TOTAL £268.00

September
Monday 5th & Tuesday 6th – FULL
Friday 16th – REFRESHER ONLY
Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th

October
Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th
Monday 31st Oct – Tuesday 1st November

November
Monday 7th & Tuesday 8th

December
Monday 5th & Tuesday 6th

January
Tuesday 3rd & Wednesday 4th
Monday 9th & Tuesday 10th

February
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 £410.00
+VAT £82.00
Training Total £492.00
Registration £36.00
Assessment £115.00
TOTAL £643.00


If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

LANTRA or City and Guilds CPD Felling up to 380mm Refresher

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

September
Wednesday 7th – Friday 9th
Wednesday 14th – Friday 16th

October
Wednesday 12th – Friday 14th   FULL
Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th – Refresher only
Thursday 20th & Friday 21st – LANTRA refresher (covers Chainsaw Maintenance as well)

November
Wednesday 9th – Friday 11th

December
Wednesday 7th – Friday 9th

January
Wednesday 11th – Friday 13th

February
Wednesday 8th – Friday 10th
Wednesday 15th – Friday 17th

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 £410.00
+VAT £82.00
Training Total £492.00
Registration £36.00
Assessment £150.00
TOTAL £678.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

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

September
Monday 19th – Wednesday 21st – FULL

November
Monday 28th – Wednesday 30th

Individual Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw

Individual Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw

This course is currently being revised to match the new City and Guilds qualification

Assisted Fell Operations

Assisted Fell Operations

This course is currently being revised to match the new City and Guilds qualification

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 £675.00
+VAT £135.00
Training Total £810.00
Registration £36.00
Assessment £145.00
TOTAL £991.00


If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

LANTRA or City & Guilds CPD 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

August
Thursday 18th & Friday 19th REFRESHERS ONLY

September
Monday 5th – Friday 9th – FULL

November
28th November – Friday 2nd December – FULL

January
Monday 9th – Friday 13th

February
Monday 6th – Friday 10th

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 £410.00
+VAT £82.00
Training Total £492.00
Registration £36.00
Assessment £125.00
TOTAL £653.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

LANTRA or City and Guilds CPD 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 £34.00
TOTAL £256.00

September
Monday 12th – Wednesday 14th

December
Monday 5th – Wednesday 7th

January
Monday 16th – Wednesday 18th

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 £36.00
Assessment £145.00
TOTAL £415.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

We can only accept a maximum of 2 trainees if they have not already got CS38 & CS39
Maximum of 3 trainees if they have CS38 & CS39

Please check with the office

September
Tuesday 27th

October
Tuesday 25th

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 £410.00
+VAT £82.00
Training Total £492.00
Registration £36.00
Assessment £150.00
TOTAL £678.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

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

November
Monday 7th – Wednesday 9th – FULL

February 2023
Wednesday 1st – Friday 3rd

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 £575.00
+VAT £115.00
Training Total £690.00
Registration £36.00
Assessment £160.00
TOTAL £886.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

LANTRA or City and Guilds CPD Rigging Refresher – on the last 2 days of  a full training course unless otherwise specified

Training Cost £325.00
+VAT £65.00
Training Total £390.00
Registration £34.00
TOTAL £424.00

October
Monday 3rd – Thursday 6th – FULL

November
Monday 14th – Thursday 17th

February 2023
Monday 27th Feb – Thursday 3rd March

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

Cost

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

Registration £34.00
Assessment £70.00
TOTAL £104.00

Non Independent Assessment 

Training Cost £165.00
+VAT £35.00
Training Total £210.00
Registration £36.00
TOTAL £246.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

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

Non Independent Training & Assessment 

Training Cost £175.00
+VAT £35.00
Training Total £210.00
Registration £36.00
TOTAL £246.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

November
Friday 4th

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 £300.00
+VAT £60.00
Training Total £360.00
Registration £36.00
Assessment £115.00
TOTAL £511.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

September
Monday 19th & Tuesday 20th

November
Thursday 10th & Friday 11th

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 £90.00
TOTAL £124.00

Non Independent Assessment 

Training Cost £175.00
+VAT £35.00
Training Total £210.00
Registration £36.00
TOTAL £246.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

September
Wednesday 14th

October
Friday 14th

November
Thursday 3rd

December
Monday 5th

January
Thursday 5th

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 £90.00
TOTAL £124.00

Non Independent Assessment 

Training Cost £175.00
+VAT £35.00
Training Total £210.00
Registration £36.00
TOTAL £246.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

September
Thursday 15th

October
Thursday 13th

November
Wednesday 2nd

December
Tuesday 6th

January
Friday 6th

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
£184.00
TOTAL £844.00

If you require LANTRA certification for the training course an additional registration is due, please contact the office.

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

October
Wednesday 5th – Friday 7th

Assessment Monday 10th

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 £175.00
+VAT £35.00
Training Total £210.00
Registration £42.00
TOTAL £252.00

December
Thursday 8th

January
Friday 6th