Duration: 6 days including assessment
Course Dates: 27 November – 1 December 2017 / Assessment: 4 December 2017
Venue: Dorking, Surrey
Pre-requisites: None, however trainees must be physically fit and not suffering from vertigo or similar conditions or on medication that could affect your safety.
This course combines the knowledge and skills to access a tree using a rope and harness and those required to carry out tree rescue operations. It covers the essential safety guidelines, equipment, inspection and planning needed to access a tree and carry out a successful rescue, this training could help you save lives.
Who is it for?
This course is for people who are already working in, or are looking to work in, one of the following industries:
- Woodland industries
- Local authorities
- HSE legislation and safety guidelines
- Tree climbing equipment
- Visual tree inspection
- Rope configurations
- Access techniques and work positioning principles
- Final anchor point and work positioning techniques
- Use a flip-line and climbing irons (spikes)
- Storing equipment
This course culminates in an independent assessment for a City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing & Rescue (QCF).
Learners will also receive a Lantra Awards Certificate of Attendance for attending the training part of this course.