Chainsaw Qualifications News

Lantra Awards and City and Guilds NPTC (previously known as Lantra and NPTC) have decided to end their current working arrangements of the past few years and go in direct competition with each other. Both organisations are launching a range of new and updated chainsaw courses. NPTC will offer an ‘Integrated Assessment (IA)’ on some of their courses competing against the old Lantra ‘ITA’ courses and Lantra are offering a range of modern alternatives to Read more…

Chainsaw Certification

This has been the most radical shakeup that we have seen in over 20 years of offering chainsaw training. Whilst we were thinking that a bit of competition may be healthy, it has just become downright confusing with over 80 different options between the two awarding bodies. The old CS units (CS30, 31 etc.) finished on the 31st May 2013 to be replaced by a new suite of numbers (201,202,203 etc.). However, • NPTC will Read more…