This course is for anyone who works with trees, and needs training in basic tree climbing and aerial rescue.
Tree work can be very dangerous, and it is essential that you have training in order to ensure that you are fully protected, and aware of all the safety issues. This course will provide you with key information and practical guidance so that you are able to work safely and securely in the trees.
You will need to be at least 18 years of age and should hold a ‘Certificate of Competence’ in the following units:
- Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Crosscutting
- Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm
- Award in Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm
Verification of these units must be produced prior to the start of the course.
You will be taught using a mix of theory and practical and assessment leading to certification should take place as soon as possible following the successful completion of the training course.
This course will take place between 9 and 5pm. Days dependent on booking availability.
This course allows you to understand the legislation relating to tree climbing and be able carry out aerial rescue techniques.
City and Guilds
On completion of this course you will be able to safely perform aerial rescues involving tree climbing. You will receive an accreditation through this course, meaning you will be able to work in this area.
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