Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue Training
This course introduces candidates to the skills they require for accessing a tree using a rope and harness and being able to carry out aerial rescue operations. It will also help candidates to identify relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice.
The is course covers ‘Unit 206 – Access a Tree Using a Rope and Harness’ and ‘Unit 306 / CS38 – Carry out Aerial Rescue Operations’ and the following topics:
- Tree climbing equipment – LOLER’98
- Rope configurations
- Tree access
- Work positioning
- Light branch removal
- Tree descent
- Use of flip line and climbing irons
- Conduct an aerial rescue
- Equipment storage
5 days training | 1 day assessment
£700.00 + Vat per person
- Modern Apprenticeships (MA) – working for you from day one apprentices gain the skills you need to increase productivity. SDS will make a contribution to training costs and a learning provider can organise the training for you if required.
- Employer Recruitment Incentive (ERI) – employers get an incentive of up to £2,000 –depending on criteria – to take on a Modern Apprentice who has had a barrier to employment in the past or is unemployed.
- Flexible Training Opportunities (FTO) – businesses with existing staff of up to 150 employees can get up to 50% of training costs reimbursed up to a maximum of £5000 for 10 training episodes. FTOs aim to help smaller firms weather the recession.
- Low Carbon Skills Fund – Businesses who train their staff in carbon reduction and energy efficiency, can access up to £500 each towards a maximum of 25 training experiences
- City & Guilds/NPTC Awards Unit 206 – Access a Tree Using a Rope and Harness
- City & Guilds/NPTC Awards Unit 306 – Carry out Aerial Rescue Operations