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Level 3 Award

Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw using free-fall techniques

This is an intensive, two-day training course for anyone wishing to perform chainsaw operations from a rope and harness.

Applicants for this course must have previously completed 

Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-cutting, Level 2 Award in Felling Trees (up to 380mm)
and Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing & Rescue.

A good level of physical fitness is required for this course.

Course Content

  • Risk assessments & emergency procedures
  • Equipment selection, preparation & inspection
  • Chainsaw operation in the crown of a tree


POA. Price includes NPTC registration and assessment