Consultation on National Occupational Standards for chainsaw users deadline nears

Training leaders have rounded off two years of talks with arboriculture and forestry sectors with a revised version of the National Occupational Standards for chainsaw users.

The Sector Skills Council has said all of the chainsaw units in the NPTC Certificate of Competence had been reviewed by a team of employers, contractors and assessors.

Chainsaw units previously achieved will be valid after the revised chainsaw Certificate of Competence units are released if regular refresher training has been undertaken.

Deadline for comments on the proposed changes is 16 March, view the revised NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Chainsaw and Related Operations, here.

Send comments to consultation@nptc.org.uk by 16 March.


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