City & Guilds


002119 - City and Guilds NPTC Level 3 Award in Felling and Crown Breakdown of Large Trees

This is an Integrated Assessment.

This qualification is about the directional felling of trees using a chainsaw. The felling technique will be appropriate to tree size, weight, condition and species as well as taking into account guidebar size and weather conditions. This covers both coniferous and broadleaved trees, trees that are upright, trees that are weighted towards and that are weighted against a given felling direction. If you are working with chemicals or machinery you need to be appropriately trained or certificated in line with current legislation. This qualification is for those who carry out felling of trees using a chainsaw.

Course overview: in order to take this course the candidate must have previously taken and passed pre-requisite units (201) Chainsaw Maintenance, (202) Cross-cutting Timber, (203) Fell and Process up to 380mm, (301) Fell and Process over 380mm and (303) Assisted Felling.

Scheme Documentation:

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