Arboriculture

Introduction

Course Title: Award for Felling Medium Sized Trees
Course Code: AB157

Department: Arboriculture
Course Type: Part Time



CS301 (formerly CS32), a follow on course from Award for Felling Small Trees.

Course fees include:- equipment, training assessment, access to suitable sites for training and assessment.

Overview

Qualification

Award in Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm (QCF)

Course Content

Tree felling 380mm-760mm (15"-30") diameter
Dealing with hung up trees
Chainsaw Snedding
Cross-Cut Timber
Winch Operation

Entry Requirements

CS201/202 - Chainsaw Maintenance, CS203 - Fell Small Trees (formerly CS30, CS31) - or equivalent Students must be aged 16 or over on 1st September of the year in which the course starts Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

Award in Aerial Tree Pruning (AB074), Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Free Fall Techniques (AB075), Award in Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees Using a Chainsaw (AB076), Award in Tree Climbing & Rescue (AB077), Award in Aerial Tree Rigging (Sectional Felling) (AB078)

Career Opportunities

Arboricultural Worker/Tree Surgeon Arboriculturist Forest Worker Landscaper Countryside Manager