Woodchipper (NPTC) 002057

About the Course

This Level 2 Certificate of Competence is for individuals who operate a manually fed woodchipper as part of their work in arboriculture, forestry or other industries. The one day integrated training and assessment programme covers preparation, maintenance and safe use of a woodchipper.

Entry Requirements

This intensive practical course requires a good level of physical fitness and an ability to study written technical information.

We are governed by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations therefore candidates will not be allowed to start the course without wearing steel toe capped boots or shoes and suitable protective clothing which provides full cover for arms and legs. We strongly recommend candidates also wear a high visibility vest.

Candidates may prefer, for their own comfort and safety, to bring their own PPE; hat, gloves and ear defenders.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in this course.

Useful Information

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Tea and coffee making facilities are available, please bring a packed lunch and any other refreshments.

Instructor / Student Ratio 1:4

Course Dates

Friday 12 May 2023 (9:00am to 4:00pm)

£275 per person (No places remaining)

Friday 26 May 2023 (9:00am to 4:00pm)

£275 per person (No places remaining)

Friday 30 June 2023 (9:00am to 4:00pm)

£275 per person (1 places available)

For group bookings please contact Lorraine Cornwell 01245 424286

City & Guilds NPTC
NPTC integrated training and assessment can be arranged for groups of up to 4 participants.
Individual NPTC assessment can also be arranged, please contact us for details.