Aerial Tree Pruning (replaces CS40)

Duration:  2 days including assessment (per 2 candidates)

Next Course Dates: Please enquire.

Venue: Land Skills, Dorking.

Pre-requisites: Trainees must hold a Certificate of Competence for 0020-03 / CS30, 0020-04/CS31, 0020-13/ CS38  & 0021-08/CS39 prior to attending this course.

This Aerial Tree Pruning training course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and understanding to carry out aerial pruning of a tree.

Who is it for?

This course is intended for persons over the age of 16 already experienced in climbing trees using work positioning systems and who are experienced in chainsaw use, including felling small trees up to 380mm.

Those wishing to attend this training course must be physically fit and not suffering from vertigo or similar conditions or on medication that could affect their safety.

Course sessions:

  • HSE legislation and safety guidelines
  • Tree inspection
  • Pruning principles
  • Pruning techniques
  • When to prune
  • Accurate pruning cuts
  • Compartmentalisation
  • Tools and equipment
  • Handling arisings and waste disposal

Candidates who pass the Integrated City & Guilds NPTC Aerial Tree Pruning assessment will receive a Certificate of Competence for City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Pruning.