Woodland during Autumn

Scott Fraser Training Blog

News and insights from the tree surgery and arboriculture sector

We love to keep up to date with new practices, courses, assessment news and much more in the arboriculture industry. Over the years that Scott Fraser Training, we have been documenting activities that have been taking place daily. Have a read through some of our blog posts below and let us know what you think; we'd love to hear from you.

Chipper training

TP 200 PTO Wood Chipper


In 2020, we purchased a brand-new wood chipper to use for our frequent Lantra Awards Brushwood Chipper ITA and City & Guilds Unit 222 Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of a Manually Fed Wood-chipper IA courses. We chose a tractor-mounted machine from Wilson machinery, a TP 200 PTO.

outdoor theory instruction

The Kelly Kettle


During our chainsaw or climbing course, a lot of our students comment on the kettles used for boiling water. Having this equipment on-site enables us to have a cup of tea or coffee in the woods at the perfect temperature.