Chainsaw Use From MEWP NPTC Level 3 Unit 311 (CS47)
3 Day Course

Course description

Chainsaw Use From MEWP 

Ground Based Chainsaw Operator is a combined course which covers chainsaw maintenance, basic chainsaw use, and felling trees up to 380mm. Successful candidates will achieve the necessary certification to fell trees (up-to 380mm in diameter). The course is broken down into five days training, concluding on the sixth day with an NPTC assessment. This entry level course is ideal for candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in Tree surgery and Forestry, and for all chainsaw operators who require a certification in chainsaw use and felling trees.

Training content

Assessment content

To view the CS30/31 NPTC assessment guidance please click the link below

Who is the course for?

This entry level Chainsaw Use From MEWP is ideal for candidates who are interested in pursuing a career in Tree surgery and Forestry, and for all chainsaw operators who require a certification in chainsaw use and felling trees.

price and booking

Course cost: £825 (ex VAT) 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.

Prerequisites

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?

The course lasts for three days.

Participants must have completed the NPTC Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting (CS30) and be comfortable working at heights.

Participants need PPE, a harness, a rear-handled chainsaw, fuel, oil, and a maintenance kit.

The course covers MEWP operations, risk assessments, emergency procedures, and practical chainsaw use from a MEWP.

The course costs £825 (excluding VAT), including NPTC assessment fees.