Instructor: Various Pre requisites:CS30 (CS0960), CS31 (CS0961), CS38 (CS0966), CS39 (CS0967) and have ideally attended a full first aid training course.The course requires both mental and physical agility in the trees and on the ground.
Cost: £570 per person + certification
Certification:Lantra and NPTC
Maximum Trainees: 4
Duration: 5 days
Equipment: Click here for Equipment list.
The course is suitable for: Arboriculture workers experienced in using a chainsaw from a rope and harness, who wish to develop their skills to remove part crowns, whole crowns or entire trees situated above dropping zones.
The course will cover: Safe working procedures • Tree surgery equipment • Pre-use checks • Working with the grounds person • Use lowering equipment for lowering vertical and horizontal limbs • Cutting techniques •
Candidates will be able to: 1) Identify, inspect and comment upon key parts of the equipment to be used 4) Prepare the equipment for use ensuring the safety of themselves, other people and the environment 3) Operate a chainsaw whilst maintaining a working position within the crown of a tree using a rope and harness 4) Use lowering ropes and other associated equipment to carry out lowering and sectional felling operations 5) Undertake a range of arboriculture operations without risk to themselves, other people or the environment
Date of next course: Request to suit client
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