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Felling Small Trees up to 380mm refresher CPD

CPD and short courses (short course)


2 days


Demonstrate you have up-to-date knowledge and skills by refreshing your Felling and Processing Small Trees (up to 380mm) qualification. This course is NPTC City & Guilds approved.

Full description

Who should attend?

This course is for people who hold a Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm qualification taken over two years ago.


Monday 22 – Tuesday 23 April 2024
Fully booked

Thursday 30 – Friday 31 May 2024

Where you'll study

Your faculty

At Writtle College, our courses blending classroom learning with hands-on experience in specialised fields such as sport, agriculture, horticulture, animal studies, equine studies, conservation and floristry.

Our Level 2 and Level 3 programmes are designed to prepare you for your future career or higher education pathways.

Study on our beautiful countryside campus, with dedicated resource centres and state-of-the-art facilities – and be a part of our supportive community.

Where can I study?

Writtle campus
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Our picturesque 150-hectare campus is situated in the heart of the Essex countryside.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

Standard booking


Contact details

Short Courses team
For group bookings and other enquiries please email [email protected]

Entry requirements

This intensive practical course requires a good level of physical fitness and an ability to study written technical information.

You must already hold a Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm qualification.

We are governed by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations therefore you will not be allowed to start the course without the correct Personal Protective Equipment which should conform to CE/EN standards:

  • Chainsaw trousers
  • Chainsaw gloves – approved pictogram to BS EN 381-7
  • Chainsaw boots – BS EN ISO 17249 bearing a shield depicting a chainsaw to show compliance with EN381-3, spats are no longer allowed
  • Chainsaw helmet with eye and ear protection

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in this course.

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