NPTC Level 3 Award in Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm - NPTC UNIT 301

NPTC Level 3 Award in Felling and Processing Trees unit covers trees whose diameter at felling height is over 380mm. NTPC Unit 301


H&W Training, Dumfries

This course is available on the H&W Training website.


From taking this course you will be able to fell trees and process over 380mm, remove branches on felled trees and be able to deal with taking down hung up trees and will learn:

  • Site safety and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Environmental and legal requirements
  • Felling, delimbing and snedding trees up to 760mm in diameter
  • Takedown of hung up trees using hand winches
  • Conversion and cross-cutting
  • Use of felling and timber handling aid tools

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