Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Pruning

This course covers the use of a chainsaw and/or other pruning tools working from a rope and harness in conjunction with a ground person in medium sized, open grown trees.

A good level of physical fitness is required for this course.

Pre-requisites:

 

Course Content

  • Identify, inspect and comment upon key parts of the equipment to be used
  • Prepare the equipment for use, ensuring the safety of themselves, other people and the environment
  • Comment upon the structure, condition and properties of the tree(s) to be worked on
  • Use a chainsaw and other pruning tools whilst maintaining a working position within the crown of the tree using a rope and harness in conjunction with ground staff

Cost

£340.00 including NPTC registration and assessment