Who is the course for?
This course is for people who are employed in the land based sector, particularly arboriculture, or those seeking employment in this field.
Do I need any formal qualifications?
You will need to have the NPTC Certificate of Competences 0020-03 and 0020-04 (0020-12)
What will I study on the course?
You will study units which cover trees whose effective diameter at felling height is over 760mm (30 ), the felling technique may include boring through the centre of the sink. At the end of the course you will be able to identify the risk assessment and emergency procedures on a work site, select equipment required for safe and effective felling, fell large sized trees and dismantle large felled trees.