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Duration

Three days

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Group Size

Maximum of 4 learners

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Who should attend

All persons who are professional Users e.g. those who anticipate seeking contractual work in professional forestry, amenity or utility arboricultural activities and ground works.

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Course aims

This course is a 3-day course and has been designed for those who require training using rope and harness and Prusik systems.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course the learner will have covered the following content:

  • To be aware of legislation and safety guidelines pertaining to tree climbing
  • compliance with the legal requirements for inspection, record keeping, storage and transportation of equipment
  • To identify and establish secure anchor points
  • To be competent in climbing and rescue techniques
  • To be able to use ropes, prusiks and karabiners
  • To be able to perform aerial rescue in a safe and efficient manner

Certification: Upon successful completion of the end of course assessment the learners will receive a certificate of attendance supplied by the training provider.

NB: Learners must supply their own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for this course.