Arboriculture Dismantling Techniques
Arboriculture dismantling techniques (NPTC unit 309) was formerly the CS41 training course from H&W Training. This unit will explain how to properly evaluate trees for hazards, as well as performing an assessment of working at height. This will then help to identify the correct selection of rigging equipment to be used and the safe removal of tree sections using the suitable rigging and appropriate cuts.
- Introduction and identification of alternative lowering/rigging equipment
- Branch and stem timber removal from the crown
- Planning of operations Review of chainsaw handling and starting techniques in the tree
- Safe removal of lowered timber/branches that have got caught up in the crown
- Setting lowering and pulling lines in the crown in conjunction with the ground crew
- Use of climbing equipment and tree access aids
- Use of various false crotches, pulleys and friction lowering devices
- Unit 201 – Maintenance of the Chainsaw and Cutting System & Cross-Cut Timber Using a Chainsaw (CS30)
- Unit 202 – Fell and Process Trees up to 380mm (CS31)
- Unit 206 (CS 38 Basic Climbing)
- Unit 306 (CS38 Aerial Rescue)
- Unit 308 (CS 39)
4 days training | 1 day assessment
£815.00 + VAT per person
This price includes all rigging equipment and assessment.
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NPTC/City & Guilds Level 3 unit 309