You'll learn the relevant health and safety issues, as well as key legislation and risk assessments.
A practical session identifying hazardous trees will also form part of the course.
Worth noting: Although our course is mostly classroom-based, you'll be expected to be able to look at a range of trees outside.
If you have mobility problems or a medical condition that could have an impact on your health and safety, please let us know prior to the course.
You will be taught using a mix of theory and practical methods, including assessment throughout the course.
This course will take place between 9am-5pm. Days dependent on booking availability.
Identifying hazardous trees is a vital part of several jobs, from park rangers to estate workers.
Our training is designed to help you recognise and then report issues to an appropriate expert.
It's a basic one-day course to give you the knowledge to be able to identify potential hazards.
You will receive a Lantra accreditation to enable you to use the skills you develop during this course in your professional work, for example if you are a tree surgeon or work outdoors.
On completion of this course, you could progress to studying one of our other land-based courses.
We are the largest further education provider in Northumberland with campuses throughout the county.
Our student transport scheme is available for eligible students to make getting to and from college as easy as possible.
Our extensive re-development programme will create outstanding new facilities.