Crest Tree Services LTD delivers:

Bow saw felling techniques

A great introduction to felling and safe working practices.  Course duration two days, Minimum of four candidates per course. Please call or email for costs.
Course covers

  • Health and safety.
  • Accurate felling techniques.
  • Visual tree assessment


Occasional user courses (Lantra ITA courses)

Combining training and assessment, candidates who achieve an assessed standard will be awarded a Lantra Awards Certificate of Training which is valid for five years.

PROFESSIONAL USER COURSES (LANTRA course leading to NPTC assessment)

Intended for a candidate who anticipates seeking contractual work in forestry, amenity or arboricultural services

Courses for candidates who already hold an NPTC certificate, but who wish to refresh their skills. Some companies require their employees to update their skills after a length of time. HSE recommend occasional users have a refresher course every three years and regular users every five years.

Why Do I Need Training?

Training is a legal requirement. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) require employers to provide adequate training and to ensure that chainsaws and related equipment are operated by employees who have received appropriate training in their safe use.  LANTRA awards has many years experience of developing training courses to the highest standards. Courses are delivered exclusively through a network of approved registered training providers and instructors.

Course duration and fees;

– Combined CS 30 (Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting) and CS 31 – (Felling of small trees upto 380mm diameter) –
A five day course followed by a day assessment – Cost £750 inc VAT

– CS 30 (Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting)
A two day course followed by half a day assessment – Cost £350 inc VAT

– CS 32 – (Felling of medium trees 380mm to 760mm diameter)
A three day course followed by half a day assessment – Cost £540 inc VAT

Maximum of four candidates per course
For more information or to book on these courses please email or phone

T; 07968354747