Is this course right for me?

This course will give you an insight into the basic Wood chipper maintenance and operations.

It will include preparation, operator maintenance and pre work checks; safe and competent operation; adjust chip size; deal with any blockages.

There is a big emphasis on Health and Safety.

Fee: £190

Entry requirements:

  • No formal entry requirements

All places are subject to satisfactory interview.


  • Practical sessions


  • This is an Integrated training and Assessment course.


Candidates can access further Forestry courses via the College, such as:

  • Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-cutting
  • Brushcutter/Trimmer