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This is an advanced course dealing with the techniques for the felling of larger trees, using smaller bar lengths of around 15".

What topics will it cover?

Includes the use of wedges and other equipment to assist with felling, and the use of winches for take down and processing. This course is for people who have already successfully completed Basic Chainsaw Maintenance and the Felling and Processing of Trees up to 380mm.

Larger trees require different techniques for felling and cross cutting, especially where the diameter of the tree exceeds the length of the chainsaw bar. This course will show you various 'tricks of the trade', for dealing with larger trees, and the use of hand winches and wedges to get them on the ground.

How long will the course take?


Three days training including integrated assessment.

Is there an exam?

There is an integrated assessment carried out during the course by an instructor/ assessor


Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting and Felling Trees up to 380mm.

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How much will it cost?

£400+VAT per person

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