Treepartner Training Courses


Felling and Processing of Large Trees with a Diameter Exceeding 760mm at Felling Height

Pre-Course Requirements:

To attend this course trainees must already hold a qualification in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling and Processing Medium Trees up to 760mm.

This course is intended for experienced operators wishing to understand the complexities of felling large trees where the diameter at felling height exceeds 760mm. It includes the setup and operation of assisted felling systems and mechanical and hydraulic felling aids.

Why Treepartner Training?

  • 2:1 trainee to instructor ratio
  • Delivered by instructors with extensive and current experience
  • Increased timescale to accommodate necessary content and enable trainees to consolidate chainsaw skills under supervision
  • Opportunity to use a range of assisted felling systems and mechanical and hydraulic felling aids
This 3-day course will cover the following topics:
  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Use of mechanical and hydraulic felling aids
  • Winch assisted felling including the set up and operation of combined winch systems linking wire and textile rope-based systems
  • Communication
  • Processing methods for dealing with the crown

Course Fees

Price per person (3 days)



  • On completion of the training, a Treepartner Training Record of Training and Achievement (certificate) will be issued
  • Following successful completion of the training, Treepartner Training Ltd can organise the related City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Felling and Processing Large Trees over 760mm (Qualification No: 0039-34)