Felling Trees Over 380mm NPTC Level 3 Unit 301 (CS32)
4 Day Course

Course description


 The Felling Trees Over 380mm Training Course will provide the candidate with the appropriate techniques to safely fell large trees. Successful candidates will achieve the necessary certification to fell trees over 380mm in diameter. The course is broken down into three days training concluding on the fourth day with an NPTC assessment. Candidates must already hold their CS30 Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting and CS31 Felling Trees Up To 380mm certificates to attend this training course.

Training content

Assessment content

To view the CS32 NPTC assessment guidance please click the link below

Who is the Felling Trees Over 380mm Training Course for?

This level 3 training course is ideal for candidates who are interested in extending their knowledge and skills to develop their career further in tree surgery and forestry.

price and booking

Course cost: £650+VAT per person price includes NPTC assessment fees.

Booking: If you would like to book, please review the requirements below and follow the link to our contact form.

Dates: Please click the link below to view our online calendar for all course dates.


Equipment requirements

Please ensure all equipment is PUWER compliant and PPE is in good condition. Equipment is available for hire if candidates do not yet have their own. Please contact the office for cost.

Are You Ready To Start?

Candidates must hold valid NPTC Level 2 certificates in Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting (CS30) and Felling Trees up to 380mm (CS31).

The course lasts for four days, with three days of training followed by an assessment on the fourth day.

Participants need PPE (Type C chainsaw trousers, hard hat, gloves, and steel toe-cap boots), a rear-handled chainsaw with over a 15” bar, a felling lever and wedges, timber tongs, fuel & oil, and a maintenance kit.

This course is ideal for candidates looking to extend their skills in tree surgery and forestry, particularly those wanting to fell larger trees.

The course costs £650+VAT per person, including NPTC assessment fees.



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