Five days

Group Size

Maximum of 4 learners

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.

Course aims

This course is a 5-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.