Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm

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Summary / introduction: 
Undertaking the Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm will enable you to prove your competence and knowledge in Felling and Processing Trees and provide evidence of your ability to meet licence to practice and/or other legal requirements. If you achieve this qualification you will have the opportunity to obtain competency card(s) for employment within the key professional sector(s), enabling you to further employment opportunities.
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Forestry and Arboriculture specifications.pdf

If you are over the age of 16 and wish to develop your knowledge, understanding and skills and require proof of competence within your field of expertise, then this course is suitable for you. You may already be using your skills across a range of trees and timber operations, however this qualification aims to ensure you are confidently working to the minimum standards of good working practices. Due to the nature of the qualification a minimum level of fitness would be required for specific operations.


The qualification is based around the felling and processing of trees up to 380mm. Both knowledge and competence is covered to ensure learners have the ability to work safely, and to industry good practice when processing and felling trees up to 380mm.

Product objectives: 

Upon completing the Lantra Awards Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm you will:

  • Gain a recognised national qualification demonstrating your competence and knowledge
  • Develop further knowledge, understanding and skills to help support your current role and further career options
  • Enhance your ability to work safely, effectively and efficiently in the workplace.

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

  • Fell and process trees up to 380mm
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:

  • D1. 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
Course / product type: 
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
Felling and Processing Trees