• Scott Fraser Training

    Welcome to Scott Fraser Training - the place for all your arboricultural and forestry training & assessment requirements, from ground based chainsaw and aerial courses to machinery based courses including LOLER inspections.

  • All on one site

    We provide a personal, flexible approach to your chainsaw and machinery training requirements - whether you are a novice starting your career, developing skills or refreshing existing ones.

  • City & Guilds NPTC Assessment Centre

    Scott Fraser Training is a City & Guilds NPTC Assessment Centre - we meet their strict Quality Assurance requirements. Book your ground based or aerial based chainsaw assessment, climbing assessment or LOLER inspection here.

  • Chainsaw Ground Based

    Chainsaw courses from basic maintenance and crosscutting to felling and advanced windblown trees

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  • Aerial Tree Work

    Aerial Tree Work

    Our courses include: aerial tree cutting, aerial tree pruning, aerial tree rigging, tree climbing & aerial rescue.

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  • Machinery


    Our courses cover Brush Cutters, Firewood Processors, Brushwood Chippers, Stump Grinding Operations & Brush Cutter.

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  • Loler


    Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER), thorough examination of Arboricultural lifting equipment training. Full LOLER inspections can also be carried out.

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If you need more information about any of our courses please get in touch!

Benefits of professional tree surgery training and assessments with Scott Fraser Training

  • Latest techniques and information available to you
  • An independent training centre
  • Flexibility - we match to your training requirements
  • Build a safety culture into efficient and productive everyday practice
  • High quality, professional instructors and assessors 
  • Compliance or entry to Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor Scheme
  • Networking with industry professionals
  • Training is a legal requirement
  • High success rate accross range of City & Guilds Assessments

NPTC City and Guilds and Lantra approved

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