Course Title: Award in Aerial Tree Rigging (Sectional Felling)
Course Code: AB078

Department: Arboriculture
Course Type: Part Time

CS309 (formerly CS41), this is for any tree surgeon who needs to dismantle trees in confined spaces using conventional lowering and rigging methods. Learn about lowering techniques and sectional felling, in conjunction with a groundsperson.

Please note that the assessment will take place on a separate day by agreement between the candidate and the appointed NPTC assessor.

Please contact us to discuss course availability.

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



Award in Aerial Tree Rigging (QCF)

Course Content

Health & Safety
Equipment selection and use
Lowering techniques
Sectional felling

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.

Career Opportunities

Arboricultural Worker/Tree Surgeon Arboriculturist Forest Worker Landscaper