City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Felling & Processing Small Trees up to 380mm – (CS31 0039-21)

(Felling of small trees) Prerequisite chain saw maintenance and cross cutting. This qualification is about the directional felling of trees using a chainsaw. The felling technique will be appropriate to tree size, weight, condition and species as well as taking into account guidebar size and weather conditions. This covers both coniferous and broadleaved trees, trees that are upright, trees that are weighted towards and that are weighted against a given felling direction.

This is a 3-day course followed by an assessment on a separate date.

All assessments will be arranged to take place after training has been completed. You will be given the date and time during the training.

You will learn:

  • Be able to work safely.   Be able to fell and process trees up to 380mm.
  • Know health & safety legislation and industry good practice.
  • Know how to fell and process trees up to 380mm
  • Know how to remove branches from felled trees using a chainsaw
  • Know how to take down hung up trees


  • Monday 25th March 2024
  • Monday 13th May 2024
  • Monday 10th June 2024
  • Monday 8th July 2024


3 days


Starting at 9:00 finishing at 16:00