Arboriculture

Introduction

Course Title: Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue
Course Code: AB077

Department: Arboriculture
Course Type: Part Time



CS206/306 (formerly CS38), provides thorough understanding of tree climbing and aerial rescue techniques in preparation for NPTC assessment. This is a requirement for anyone who wants to work or who already works in the industry.

Please note: Assessment is carried out on a separate day by arrangement between the candidate and the appointed NPTC assessor.

Other course dates may be available, please ring to discuss.

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

Overview

Qualification

Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue (QCF)

Course Content

Health & Safety
Identification of climbing equipment
Tree climbing techniques
Types of access into the tree
Use of climbing irons
Aerial rescue

Entry Requirements

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 Cutting of Trees Using Free Fall Techniques (AB075) Award in Aerial Tree Rigging (Sectional Felling) (AB078)

Career Opportunities

Arboricultural Worker/Tree Surgeon Arboriculturist Forest Worker Landscaper Ecologist