• Scott Fraser Training

    Scott Fraser Training provide ground based chainsaw training courses, tree climbing courses and LOLER inspection courses amongst many more - all from our City & Guilds Approved Assessment Centre in Kent.

  • All on one site

    We provide a personal, flexible approach to your chainsaw training 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 course here.

  • April 2020 update

    The Arboricultural Association following discussions with the Government, has issued a statement stating that arboriculturists can continue with outdoor work, so we know that people may need to continue with training. We have put measures in place so that we can run training within Public Health England guidelines. 

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    Chainsaw Ground Based

    We offer a range of chainsaw courses from basic chainsaw maintenance and crosscutting to felling and advanced windblown trees.

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    Aerial Tree Work

    We offer a range of aerial courses including aerial tree cutting courses, aerial tree pruning, aerial tree rigging, tree climbing courses & aerial rescue.

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  • Machinery


    We offer a range of brush cutter courses, firewood processor courses, brushwood chipper courses and stump grinding operations.

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    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, chainsaw 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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