Chris Hill Tree Services are able to offer a range of training and assessment in Arboriculture.



Please see below for the courses that we offer:


City & Guilds NPTC level 2 Awards:

  • Cross cut timber using a chainsaw

  • Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting

  • Felling and processing trees up to 380mm

  • Branch removal and crown breakdown using a chainsaw

  • Accessing a tree using a rope and harness

  • Chainsaw maintenance

  • Chainsaw maintenance and operations – occasional user

  • Ground based chainsaw operations

  • Tree climbing and rescue

  • Safe use of manually fed wood chipper

  • Safe use of using a mobile elevated platform (MEWP)


City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Awards:

  • Felling and processing trees over 380mm

  • Severing uprooted or windblown trees using a chainsaw

  • Preparing and agreeing emergency tree work operations

  • Emergency tree work operations

  • Aerial tree rescue operations

  • Aerial tree pruning

  • Aerial cutting of trees with a chainsaw using free fall techniques

  • Aerial tree rigging

  • Safe use of a chainsaw from a mobile elevated platform (MEWP)

  • Basic electrical knowledge

  • Certificate of competence in utility arboriculture

  • Certificate of competence in thorough examination of arboricultural equipment

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