Award in Aerial Tree Pruning

Introduction

Course Title: Award in Aerial Tree Pruning
Course Code: AB074

Department: Arboriculture
Course Type: Part Time



CS307 (formerly CS40), a course for tree surgeons who want to develop their skills in tree pruning techniques for small and medium mature trees. Includes Health & Safety, crown thinning, crown reduction and selecting tools and equipment. Assessment is carried out on a separate day by arrangement. Other course dates may be available on request. Course fees include:- equipment, training assessment, access to suitable sites for training and assessment.

Overview

Qualification

Award in Aerial Tree Pruning (QCF)

Course Content

Health & Safety Crown thinning Crown reduction Selection of tools and equipment

Entry Requirements

CS201/202 - Chainsaw Maintenance, CS203 - Fell Small Trees, CS206/306 - Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue, CS308 - Operate Chainsaw from Rope and Harness (formerly CS30, CS31, CS38, CS39) - or equivalent Students must be aged 16 or over on 1st September of the year in which the course starts Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

Award in Aerial Tree Rigging (Sectional Felling) (AB078), Award to Clear Individual Wind Blown Trees (AB163)

Career Ops

Arboricultural Worker/Tree Surgeon Arboriculturist Forest Worker Landscaper

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+
31-May-18 01-Jun-18 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Part Time Thu - Fri - plus assessment day 2 ££485.00

Course Length

Additional Costs

£0 Course fees include:- equipment, training assessment, access to suitable sites for training and assessment.

Location & Contact Details

Location

Helpline

Material Required

Writing materials - notebook and pen. Packed lunch and drink, especially if we are working away from college all day. Chainsaw Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to current industry standards is required for this course. Work equipment, harnesses, PPE, etc., are available from the college, but candidates’ own may be used, subject to checks by the instructor. National Insurance (NI) number. Waterproofs/change of clothes in case of inclement weather.