Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in Cross-Cut Timber using a Chainsaw

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Summary / introduction: 
Undertaking the Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in Cross-Cut Timber Using a Chainsaw will enable you to prove your knowledge, understanding and competence in forestry and arboriculture operations. You will achieve this qualification by completing a number of modules proving your skills and experience in all relevant areas. If you achieve this qualification, you will have the opportunity to achieve a recognised qualification that reflects the national standard. It has been designed to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills to help your career progress.
Target audience: 

Forestry and Arboriculture specifications.pdf

If you are over the age of 16 and wish to develop your knowledge, skill and competence in forestry and arboriculture, then this course is suitable for you. It's ideal if you are looking for a license to practice as you will receive this highly recognised qualification as proof of your skills. This qualification will be suitable for you whether you're just entering work, or have already established yourself in a role. In particular, this qualification will be of interest to those working in the following industries:

  • Arboriculture
  • Forestry.

Focussing on the most important areas in forestry and arboricultural activities, this qualification will help you get ahead. Our experienced instructors will guide and advise you throughout the process ensuring that emphasis is placed on the sessions where you require additional training. Once all modules have been completed and passed you will gain this industry recognised qualification in cross-cut timber using a chainsaw.

Product objectives: 

Upon completing the Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in Cross-Cut Timber Using a Chainsaw you will:

  • Gain knowledge and understanding across a range of forestry and arboriculture functions and activities
  • Be able to work effectively in a forestry and arboriculture environment, both independently and as part of a team
  • Be able to review and develop your own practices and carry out a range of practical forestry and arboriculture tasks, to the required industry standard
  • Improve your awareness of health and safety legislation and how individuals can contribute to the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) agenda
  • Obtain occupational competence and/or licence to practice
  • Meet the licence to practice or other legal requirements made by the relevant sector, professional or industry.

To achieve this Qualification, learners must complete the single Mandatory unit:

  • Cross-cut timber using a chainsaw
Product purpose: 

Following Ofqual’s regulatory requirements this qualification is approved for the following purpose:

  • D. Confirm occupational competence and/or 'licence to practice'

Sub Purpose:

  • Confirm competence in an occupational role to the standards required
  • D2. Confirm the ability to meet a 'licence to practice' or other legal requirements made by the relevant sector, professional or industry body
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English qualification level: 
Level 2
Assessment type: 
Internal assessment and external verification
Course / product delivery: 
Theory and practical based
Guided Learning Hours: 
Working with Trees / Chainsaws
Basic Professional Chainsaw Use