Forestry & Arboriculture

Introduction

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

Department: Forestry & 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.

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 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

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
10-Dec-18 14-Dec-18 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Part Time Mon-Fri 5
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+
£720.00

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. National Insurance (NI) number. Eye and ear protection/forestry helmet. Steel toe-capped boots. Protective gloves. Waterproofs/change of clothes in case of inclement weather.

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