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

Instructor: various

Cost: £570 per person + certification This does not include NPTC assessment

Certification:Lantra and NPTC

Requrements: None

Venue: Various

Maximum Trainees: 4

Duration: 5 days

The course will cover the following:

  • Identification and checking of equipment necessary for tree climbing
  • Tie rope climbing knots and prepare straps
  • Identification of possible hazards to clothing
  • Entering, ascending and descending trees using safe working techniques
  • Rescue of an injured climber
  • Equipment: Please provide the following :- rope and harness (harness should be work positioned type suitable for tree work, with ‘CE’ mark, have front pelvic attachment with leg loops and side attachments), minimum of 4 karabiners, lanyard, safety equipment, to include footwear and all round leg and groin protection. All equipment must either be new or if older than 6 months be checked under LOLER regulations.

For more information click here to view the City & Guilds NPTC scheme documentation.

Next Steps: Leads on to CS39 (CS0967) (Operate Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness) and CS40(CS0968) (Carrying out Pruning Operations)

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