City and Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of a Manually Fed Wood-chipper (QCF)

About the course

This 1 day course will cover the safe operation and maintenance of Brushwood Chipper machines. Candidates will be instructed to the level expected to gain the competence in the City and Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of a Manually Fed Wood-chipper (QCF)

Entry Criteria

Pre-requisite units - None

Equipment Required for Courses


Safety Helmet - Groundwork (HSE Recommended EN 397 with ear protection to EN 352 -3 & mesh visor to EN 1731) (Not exceeding 3 years old)

Heavy duty work gloves and trousers

Toe protecting work boots or Chainsaw Boots (HSE Recommended to EN 381-3) (Spats are not suitable for College training)


Suitable non snag outdoor clothing including waterproofs, you should be prepared for all weather conditions.

Hi visibility vest (short sleeved is acceptable)

Additional Information

The above PPE, chainsaw, equipment etc. must be provided by the candidate attending

The fees include NPTC City & Guilds administration, registration and assessment charges. Re-test fees are not included


Assessments will be arranged to take place after training has been completed

You will be given the date and time during the training

Arboriculture at Myerscough

Myerscough introduced the UK’s first Foundation Degree, the first Honours Degree, the first online Degree and, most recently, the first Masters Degree in Arboriculture. We have a highly experienced team of staff who are well regarded in the industry and regularly deliver training and seminars to those working and researching the subject. The College boasts fantastic arboriculture facitilities and is home to the purpose built National Centre for Arboriculture, a state of the art teaching facility for the subject.