Forestry & Arboriculture

Introduction

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

Department: Forestry & Arboriculture
Course Type: Part Time



CS309 (formerly CS41), this three-day course 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.

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 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

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
We run on demand. Contact us for dates. 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Part Time Run on demand 3
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+
£485.00

Additional Costs

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

Location & Contact Details

Location

Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions

Helpline

Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials 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.

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