Access a Tree using a Rope & Harness and Aerial Tree Rescue (replaces CS38)

Duration: 6 days including assessment

Course Dates

8 – 12 July 2024 – assessment 16 July 2024 – FULL

9 -13 September 2024 – assessment 16 September

21 – 25 October 2024 – assessment TBC

11 – 15 November 2024 – assessment TBC

Please call/email for group and onsite bookings.

Course Cost

£1187.25 (+ £222.45 VAT) per person

Venue: Dorking, Surrey

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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:

  • Arboriculture
  • Forestry
  • Woodland industries
  • Local authorities
  • Conservation

Course sessions:.

  • 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 Certificate of Competence in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue.

Learners will also receive a Lantra Awards E-Certificate of Attendance.