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RFS - Cert Forestry Practical

 

Practical Awards of Competence - RFS Certificate in Forestry


Please note that all awards in competence required are full NPTC/Lantra "tickets of competence"l icences to practice. 
We cannot accept certificates of training or attendance. 

Although a large sample list of NPTC/Lantra courses are outlined below, we understand that this list is not every relavent ticket of competence on offer. Other industry relavent level 2 or 3 tickets of competence may also be accepted subject to application review. 

 

All four mandatory modules in competence from Table 1 must be completed.

 

Table 1. Mandatory Practical Qualifications.

Name of Award NPTC Code Lantra Code Replaces NPTC Code
Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance 0020-01 600/5699/x CS30.1
Level 2 Award in Cross-cut Timber Using a Chainsaw 0020-02 600/5700/2 CS30.2
Level 2 Award in Felling & Processing Trees up to 380mm 0020-04 600/5703/8 CS31
Level 3 Award in Felling & Processing Trees Over 380mm 0021-01 600/5704/x CS32

 

Four optional tests must be completed from Table 2.

 

Table 2. Optional Practical Qualifications.

Name of Award

NPTC Code 

Lantra Code   Replaces NPTC Code

Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Manually Fed Wood Chippers

 0305-09  Qualification Not Offered  AO6

Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of a Forestry

Clearing Saw

0020-55 (INT)

0020-56 (IND)    

Qualification Not Offered  N/A

Level 2 Award in Branch Removal and

Breakdown of a Crown

 0020-05  600/5717/8  CS37

Level 2 Award in Safe Use of a Powered

Pole Pruner

 0020-06(INT)

0020-56(IND)

600/5708/7   CS48

Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Pesticides

& Award in Safe Use of Hand Held Applications

0216-PA1

0216-

PA6

 Qualification Not Offered  N/A
Level 2 Award in Compact Tractor Driving and Related Operattions  0014-07  Qualification Not Offered  N/A

Level 2 Award in Agricultural Tractor

Driving and Related Operations

 0014-08

0014-09

 

Qualification Not Offered  N/A 
Level 2 Award in Forest Machine Operations - Base Machine  0020-15  Qualification Not Offered  Previously Units in AFMO06
Level 2 Award in Forest Machine Operations - Forwarder  0020-16  Qualification Not Offered  Previously Units in AFMO06 
Level 2 Award in Forest Machine Operations - Felling 0020-17  Qualification Not Offered   Previously Units in AFMO06 
Level 2 Award in Forest Machine Operations - Processing  0020-18 Qualificaton Not Offered   Previously Units in AFMO06 
Level 2 Award in Forest Machine Operations - Skidder 0020-19   Qualification Not Offered  Previously Units in AFMO06 
Level 2 Award in Forest Machine Operations -Processing Timber (Mobile)  0020-22  Qualification Not Offered  Previously Units in AFMO06 
Level 3 Award in Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw 0021-02 600/5706/3 CS34 & CS35

 

 Full details and requirements for submitting complete applications can be found here