Use of a Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) (NPTC)

CPD and short courses (short course)


3 days

Number of places:2


Gain a Level 3 Certificate of Competence in using a chainsaw from a MEWP as part of your work in arboriculture, forestry or other industries. Our course is accredited by NPTC City & Guilds, and offers a student-tutor ratio of 2:1.

Who should attend?

This Level 3 Certificate of Competence course will suit you if you operate and carry out tasks using a chainsaw from a mobile elevating work platform as part of your work in arboriculture, forestry or other industries.


Dates are to be confirmed.

Please register your interest in future courses and we'll be in touch when dates are arranged.

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

Bookings of up to 2 candidates


Contact details

Short Courses team
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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 OFQUAL regulated qualification in Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting, Felling Trees up to 380mm and the operation of a MEWP.

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

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