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Felling & Processing Medium Trees over 380mm and up to 760mm

Who is this for?

This course is for experienced chainsaw operators who are required to fell and process trees of a diameter over 380mm but under 760mm.


3 days training with an additional 1 day City & Guilds NPTC Assessment


max. 4 per course


This is normally completed at our site locally to Llanidloes, in Powys.
If you have enough people for a full course we are able to run this course on your site (subject to a pre-course visit).


Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting | Felling & Processing Small Trees up to 380mm


City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Felling and Processing Medium Trees over 380mm and up to 760mm


mwmac Training Certificate & City & Guilds NPTC Qualification Certificate


  • To understand the regulations, legislation & safety requirements related to the use of chainsaws and industry good practice.
  • To understand and practice Health & Safety, Risk Assessment, Tree Felling Legislation and Environmental Protection
  • To fell, safely and accurately, trees over 380mm diameter; upright, backward and forward weighted trees.
  • Snedding or de-limbing techniques for larger trees, to specified standard of safety and quality.
  • To use appropriate aid tools & techniques for take down of hung-up trees; what not to do and the use of winches.
  • To crosscut stems over guidebar diameter by use of reducing cus or by cutting from both sides, to specified standards of accuracy using safe efficient techniques.
  • To present produce as specified for subsequent extraction or loading.
  • To be able to work safely.

Course Information Sheet:

Course Information Sheet – Felling & Processing Medium Trees over 380mm and up to 760mm

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