City & Guilds is the biggest name in UK Vocational Education with 2 million learners working towards their qualifications every year. They design relevant vocational qualifications that are deliver through training providers, colleges and employers that help learners gain the skills employers’ value. The qualifications are especially valued by employers because they are developed in conjunction with key industrial bodies.

Formally known as NPTC, City & Guilds is the UK’s largest awarding body in the land based sector, as well as forestry, they also encompass agricultural, horticulture, conservation and machinery amongst many others.

These nationally recognised qualifications are widely considered to be best practice for the forestry industry and as such, all operatives carrying out chainsaw or other machinery based vocations will undertake independent City & Guilds assessment in order to ensure that our workforce.