Arboriculture

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.

Other dates may be available.

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 Opportunities

Arboricultural Worker/Tree Surgeon Arboriculturist Forest Worker Landscaper