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Qualifications

At Cut Above we continually invest in training and keep up-to-date with the latest industry developments from the Arboricultural Association. 

 

Current qualifications include: 

NPTC 311 Use of a chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform

NPTC 207 Support colleagues undertaking off ground tree related operations

NPTC 309 Carry out aerial tree rigging

NPTC 206 Access a tree using a rope and harness

NPTC 306 Carry out aerial rescue operations

NPTC 201 Safe Use of a Mobile Elevated Work Platform

NPTC 308 Carry out aerial cutting of trees with a chainsaw using free-fall techniques

NPTC 203 Fell and process trees up to 380mm

NPTC 201 Carry out maintenance of chainsaw and cutting system

NPTC 202 Cross cut timber using a chainsaw

NPTC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Forestry and Arboriculture - Awarded with Distinction

NPTC Level 1 in Practical Horticulture Skills

NPTC 220 Prepare and Operate a Stump Grinder

LANTRA Basic Tree Survey and Inspection

Emergency First Aid for Forestry (renewed every three years)

NPTC 301 Fell and process trees over 380mm

NPTC 302 Sever uprooted or windblown trees using a chainsaw

NPTC 304 prepare for and agree emergency treework operations

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