Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Manually Fed Wood-chipper

Subject Area: Course code: Course Type:
Arboriculture AB086A07/23/1 Short Course

Course Information

This course will enable you to gain the City & Guilds Level 2 Qualification in the Safe Use of a Manually Fed Wood-chipper. It comprises of 1 day of Training with an assessment which may be arranged on a subsequent date in order to gain the qualification.

Where possible assessment will be arranged for the same day of training.


  • Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Manually Fed Wood-chipper
Course Content
  • The course will train you on how to;

    Prepare and Operate a Manually Fed Wood-chipper

    Outcomes will include;

    1. Know the health and safety requirements for operating a wood-chipper
    2. Be able to carry out a risk assessment on a site
    3. Be able to prepare the equipment and site for wood-chipping operations
    4. Be able to operate a wood-chipper
    5. Carry out maintenance on a wood-chipper
Entry Requirements
  • Candidates must be a minum of 16 years old.
Next Steps
  • This qualification will be useful for a those working in Horticulture, Habitat Management and Land based industries
Career Opportunities

Dates & Fees

Dates & Times
Start date: End date: Start time: End time:
16-Oct-2023 (Applications Closed) 16-Oct-2023 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m.
Mode of attendance
Day of the week Number of sessions
mMn, Tues 1
Course Fees
Fee (Short Course Full Fee) £300.00

Materials Required

You will need gloves, protective hard-hat, with ear defenders and visor/eye protection.

Long sleeved clothing, protective boots (steel toe caps) and chainsaw trousers are also required.

These can be provided by the college or you may bring your own

What's next?

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