Training and Assessment for Land Based Industries – Specialising in Forestry and Arboriculture

An Introduction to Stationary Rope Techniques (SRT) Work Positioning Workshop

Duration: 1 day workshop

Course Cost

£171.33 (+ £34.27) VAT pp

Course Date

Please call/email for dates & availability bookings.

Venue: Dorking, Surrey

Pre-requisites:  Trainees must hold a Certificate of Competence for Basic Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue (CS38 / 0020-13) prior to attending this workshop.

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Course Details

Following the ever increasing presence of SRT in the Arboricultural industry and due to several requests Land Skills Training and Assessments are pleased to offer the following workshop to new and existing clients.

An Introduction to SRT work positioning –

Whether you are new to SRT or have used it before. This one day workshop will offer you the opportunity to discuss and explore the benefits and the potential problems involved. During the practical sessions you will have the opportunity to set up and try out base and top anchors and the rope wrench climbing system.

The Day will include –

  • The advantages and disadvantages of SRT
  • Setting up a rope wrench system with compatible hardware and a suitable friction hitch
  • Suitable base and top anchors
  • Ascent, descent and lateral movement
  • Angles and vector forces
  • Redirects to achieve better work positioning
  • Advancing a base tie and convert to a top tie
  • Application of a 3:1 mechanical advantage

Please feel free to bring along any equipment that you wish to discuss or systems that you may be using currently.

Learners attending this workshop will receive a Land Skills E-Certificate of Attendance for An Introduction to SRT Work Positioning.