Climbing and Aerial Rescue NPTC unit 0040-13 (CS38) (CS0966)

This five day training course is designed for anyone working either in aerial tree works or as a ground crew within the forestry, arboriculture, woodland or conservation sectors. The course will teach you how to climb trees and rescue stranded climbers .This is a hands-on course that delivers both practical skills and health and safety guidance as well as demonstrating that you and your employer have completed sufficient training to meet the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).


Course prerequisite: None,  although good physical fitness is essential, and delegates must be over 16years of age. 

Certificating Body: Lantra and NPTC

Course Length: 5 day

Course Times: 9.30am to 4.00pm or to suit client.

Instructor: Various

Cost: £550 + VAT and NPTC Certification Cost

Venue: Marsh Hill Centre, Marsh, Aylesbury. HP17 8ST or to suit client

Maximum Trainees: 4

This course will cover the following:

  • HSE legislation and safety guidelines
  • Tree climbing equipment
  • Visual tree inspection and anchor points
  • Use of flip-line and climbing irons (spikes)
  • Aerial rescue planning
  • Aerial rescue methods.

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