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City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Stump Grinders (QCF)

About the course

This 1 day course will cover the safe operation and maintenance of stump grinder 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 Stump Grinder (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 City & Guilds NPTC 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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