Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting
(CS30) Course

Learn how to maintain and operate a chainsaw.
NPTC unit 201/202

Felling Trees Up To 380mm
(CS31) Course

Learn how to fell trees up to 380mm in diameter.
NPTC unit 203

Ground Based Chainsaw Operator
(CS30/31) Course

A combined course
covering
NPTC units 201/202/203

Felling Trees Over
380mm
(CS32) Course

Learn how to fell trees over 380mm in diameter.
NPTC unit 301

Ground Up Training is a tree surgery and forestry training provider based in Epping, Essex. We offer a wide range of tree surgery and forestry training for all experience levels. Our instructors, with over 20 years of industry experience, are eager to share their knowledge to help you progress in your career. From our woodland in Essex, we provide exceptional training for tree surgery companies and individuals in London, Essex, and Hertfordshire.

We maintain high standards in tree surgery and forestry industries. Our expert instructors will share their extensive knowledge during your training, covering land-based skills to advanced aerial techniques. Whether starting a new career or advancing existing skills, we welcome all levels of experience.

We have helped many companies achieve their Arb Approved Contractor (ArbAC) status. Our training programs assist you through your Arb Assessment, helping you become an Arb Approved Contractor.

Chainsaw Training Courses

We offer various chainsaw training courses required by law under PUWER. Start with NPTC unit 201/202 Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting (CS30) to gain necessary commercial qualifications. Then, take NPTC unit 203 Felling Trees Up To 380mm to qualify for using chainsaws commercially and felling trees.

Ground Based Chainsaw Operator

Our Ground Based Chainsaw Operator course combines chainsaw maintenance, cross-cutting, and felling trees, leading to NPTC units 201/202/203 (CS30/31). The Felling Trees over 380mm course covers techniques for felling larger trees. This course is ideal for those with tree felling experience.

We also offer specialized chainsaw safety courses and chainsaw safety training to ensure you meet industry safety standards. Completing our programs earns you a chainsaw certification and a chainsaw ticket, validating your skills and safety knowledge.

Chainsaw Training Courses FAQs

Available courses include Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting (CS30), Felling Trees Up To 380mm (CS31), Ground Based Chainsaw Operator (CS30/31), and Felling Trees Over 380mm (CS32).

These courses are suitable for all experience levels, from beginners to experienced professionals in the tree surgery and forestry industries.

The duration varies depending on the specific course, typically ranging from one to several days.

Successful participants receive industry-recognized NPTC certifications upon completion.

For specific pricing details, please visit the respective course pages or contact Ground Up Training directly.