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RFS - Cert Silviculture Practical

 

Practical Awards of Competence - RFS Certificate in Silviculture

 

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 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

600/5708/7

CS48

Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Pesticides Award in Safe Use of Hand Held Applications

0216-PA1

0216- PA6

Not Offered

N/A

Level 3 Award in Felling and 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 3 Award in Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees using a Chainsaw  0021-02 600/6430/4   CS34 & CS35
Level 3 Award in Felling Large Trees & Crown Breakdown

0021-17

0021-19 

 Qualification Not Offered  
Re-Pollard Trees at a Maximum Height of Five Meters

 CS0973 

 Qualification Not Offered  N/A
Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Traps for Vertebrate Pest Control (Squirrels)  0216-28 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   Qualification 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 2 Award in Forest Machine Operations - Scarifier  0020-35   Qualification Not Offered Previously Units in AFMO06 
Level 2 Award in Forest Machine Operations - Flail/Mulcher  0020-36   Qualification Not Offered Previously Units in AFMO06 
Level 2 Award in Forest Machine Operations - Static Loader   0020-37   Qualification Not Offered Previously Units in AFMO06 
Level 2 Award in Forest Machine Operations - Processing Timber (Static)  0020-38   Qualification Not Offered Previously Units in AFMO06 
Level 2 Award in Forest Machine Operations - Drainage and Mounding  0020-47   Qualification Not Offered Previously Units in AFMO06 
Level 2 Award in Agricultural Tractor Driving and Related Operations

 0014-08

0014-09

 Qualification Not Offered  N/A

 

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