Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue is the foundation training for arboriculture work coupled with your chainsaw use qualifications
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Understand the legislation relating to tree climbing.
Identify a range of personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate to work positioning systems.
Tie, dress and set a range of tree climbing knots.
Identify hazards and manage the associated risks.
Choose appropriate anchor points.
Use techniques for safe, efficient ascent and descent.
Carry out pre-use inspection of ladders and safe use of ladders for entry into tree.
Understand the duties of a competent ground person.
Establish safe and comfortable work positions.
Understand correct final pruning position and the 1-2-3 method of branch removal.
Remove light-weight lateral branches using hand tools.
Use climbing irons safely and efficiently.
Carry out aerial rescue techniques.
Who is the course for?
Tree surgeons, highways, landscape gardeners, conservation, utilities etc . The course is designed to prepare candidates for independent assessment for City & Guilds NPTC or Lantra Awards Licence to practice.
City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue (QCF)
This course is independently assessed to either City & Guilds NPTC or Lantra Awards qualification standards and criteria.
HSE legislation and safety guidelines
Tree climbing equipment – Inspection of equipment – LOLER’98
Final anchor point and work positioning
Light branch removal
Use of flip line and climbing irons
Clearing site and equipment checks
- Own climbing equipment
- Hand saw for working in tree
- First aid kit
- Personal protective equipment
6 days training and independent assessment £930 +VAT
Newlands Training Ltd have the following cancellation policy:
7 working days notice, full fee refund, less administration charge of £25.00
3-7 working days notice, 50% fee refund
1-3 working days notice, 25% fee refund
Less than 1 days notice, no refund