Aerial Tree Rigging (replaces CS41)

Duration: 6 days including assessment

Course Dates

Training: 1 – 5 March 2021

Assessment: 8 or 9 March 2021 TBC

Course Cost

Training:  £1,014.00 + VAT per person

Assessment: £155.50 + VAT per person

A City & Guilds Assessment Registration fee of £32.00 VAT exempt applies to this course.

Venue: Dorking, Surrey

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Pre-requisites: Candidates must hold a Certificate of Competence for Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting (0020-03 / CS30) Felling & Processing Trees up to 380mm (0020-04 / CS31) Tree Climbing & Rescue (0020-13 / CS38) & Aerial Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw using Free-fall Techniques (0021-08 / CS39) prior to attending this course.

Who is it for?

A course for people who are experienced in using a chainsaw from a rope and harness, who wish to develop their skills to remove branches and/or whole trees in confined spaces.

Course sessions:

  • Identify, inspect and comment upon key parts of the equipment to be used.
  • Prepare the equipment for use ensuring the safety of themselves, other people and the environment.
  • Operate a chainsaw whilst maintaining a working position within the crown of a tree using a rope and harness.
  • Use lowering ropes and other associated equipment to carry out lowering and sectional felling operations.
  • Undertake a range of arboricultural operations without risk to themselves, other people or the environment.

This course culminates in an independent assessment for a City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Rigging.

Learners will also receive a Lantra Awards Certificate of Attendance.