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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 QCF qualifications and licences to practice. We cannot accept certificates of training or attendance. Lantra do not currently offer the full range of tests below so please check the course codes carefully before undertaking any training.

 

All four mandatory certificates 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