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City and Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Safe Use Of A Powered Pole Pruner (QCF) (NONE CS30 Holders)

About the course

This 2 day course will cover the safe operation and maintenance of a Powered Pole Pruner. Candidates will be instructed to the level expected to gain the competence in the City and Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Safe Use Of A Powered Pole Pruner (QCF)

Entry Criteria

Pre-requisite units - NONE

Equipment Required for "Use of Chainsaw" 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)

Chainsaw protective Gloves (HSE Recommended to EN 381-7)

Chainsaw Trousers (HSE Recommended to EN 381-5 (Chainsaw chaps are not suitable for College training)

Chainsaw Boots (HSE Recommended to EN 381-3) (Spats are not suitable for College training)

For further information, view the following link http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/safety-topics/chainppe.htm


Personal First Aid Kit (containing a large wound dressing)


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

General chainsaw maintenance equipment, including a chain filing kit etc.

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

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