Duration: 2 days
Venue: Dorking, Surrey
Pre-requisites: Candidates must hold a Certificate of Competence for Basic Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue (CS38 / 0020-13) prior to attending this refresher training and have a good level of fitness.
This course will refresh trainees with the appropriate techniques and underpinning knowledge to ensure that they continue to be confident when working within forestry, arboricultural or allied industries. It will also ensure awareness of current health and safety legislation, and industry good practice keeping individuals up-to-date and skilled.
The course is designed to be short, sharp and focused and will provide refresher training for trainees already Lantra Awards trained and/or certificated for this activity.
They are not to be used as a substitute for novice operator training, nor will they offer the wide range of skills needed for inexperienced operators to work safely.
- 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
Learners completing this course will receive a Lantra Awards Certificate of Attendance for Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue Refresher.