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Level 3 Award in Felling and Processing trees over 380mm

~4.0 Day(s)
From £599.00

Develop your skills further with a course that teaches you new cutting techniques to fell and process larger trees. The course is designed for experienced Chainsaw users and on completion you will walk away from this course with updated skills ready for you to work on larger trees. After a practical and verbal assessment, successful candidates will receive a Level 3 Award in Felling and Processing trees over 380mm

There are 3 dedicated days for training and for 1 day for assessment.
Number of candidates per course: 4


During in this course, you will cover:

  • Assess the trees to be felled for hazards and risks
  • Fell trees over 380mm/15”
  • Assess a leaning tree and the safest method of felling
  • Make accurate felling cuts in the correct positions
  • De-limb felled trees in a safe and methodical manner
  • Cross-cut timber accurately to required lengths
  • Assess and explain the terms tension and compression in timber
  • And much more

Units covered in qualification:

  • Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm

After succesfully completing the assessment element of this course, you will achieve a Level 3 Award in Felling and Processing trees over 380mm

Before starting this course, you must have already Acquired:

  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • Cross-cutting Timber using a Chainsaw
  • Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm

Is it recommended that you are an experienced user with experience before starting this course.

Worth noting: As there are physical elements to our course, you'll need to have at least a minimum level of fitness


Level 3 Award in Felling and Processing trees over 380mm
2nd April 2024
2 Places Available!
(Ex Vat)
Level 3 Award in Felling and Processing trees over 380mm
29th May 2024
4 Places Available!
(Ex Vat)

Please contact us to discuss your requirements

Course Specific Notes

You will need to bring:

A form of photo ID either valid driving licence or passport.

Arborist Helmet, complete with full mesh face shield and visor also ear defenders conform to 31SNR rating

Chainsaw Boots

Chainsaw trousers with a minimum of Class 1 protection and a minimum of Type A coverage

Non snag Clothing suitable for all weather as you will be outside

Gloves – BS EN 381 – 7

Personal First Aid Kit


We recommend bringing your own Chainsaw and Maintenance Kit. This will give the best possible experience. Any climbing kit will need to have a current LOLER certificate.

Important Information:

Joining instructions will be sent around 7-14 days before the course starts and will contain full details of location, equipptment etc. Please note that lunch is not provided.

Your booking confirmation email only serves to confirm your booking and payment and the date and timings of your course. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our team.

Once booked via the website or issued proforma, the course is non refundable or non transferable.

Courses offered may have pre-requisite qualifications. Please check individual course requirements on our website for further details. Pre requisites will be listed under individual course requirements and it is the responsibility of the booker to check that all attendees have the necessary qualifications. 

VENUE: Course held at one of our Northamptonshire training sites.