Course Details

This course is suitable for those working as a Chainsaw operator within their own industry. Our Chainsaw Courses are designed to give operatives the required qualification to operate a chainsaw safetly and legally in the work place. At Chichester College Brinsbury Campus we deliver specialist training for operatives based in West Sussex, Hampshire, Kent, and Surrey who require training and assessments for any City and Guilds NPTC Chainsaw Unit.

Entry Requirements


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Students who are successful in completing their assessment will be awarded an NPTC certificate recognised by the Health & Safety Executive, which is valid for life.

Felling & Processing Small Trees Level 2 Award - CS31

Five highlights

  • 1 Experienced trainers
  • 2 Excellent resources and facilities
  • 3 Skills needed to support your work
  • 4 A strong pass rate
  • 5 Competitive price

Key Points

  • Brinsbury Campus
  • Flexible start date
  • City and Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Felling & Processing Small Trees - CS31


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Are you under 19 on the 31st August this year?
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Course code Location Course length Start date
BCS109BD1A Brinsbury Campus Flexible Flexible start date

What you need to know

What will I study?

A mixture of theory and practical to support your training to become a competent operator. Course Contents: - Site specification - Site safety and PPE - Environmental and legal requirements - Felling, delimbing and snedding trees up to 15” diameter - Takedown of hung-up trees - Use of felling and timber handling tools

How will I be taught?

Experienced trainers (NPTC accredited) will teach theory and practical and offer a wide range of real life examples drawn from their workplaces.

How will I be assessed?

You will be independently assessed by one of our NPTC approved assessors. We are able to arrange training and assessment at your premises or another site.

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