Theoretical subjects include equipment selection and inspection, the law relating to tree climbing and tree cutting, tree safety inspections, knots, rescues, first aid and starting and using a chainsaw safely in a tree. The practical aspects of the training includes basic climbing techniques, choice of anchor points, moving around the canopy, branchwalking, rescues, and receiving, starting and using the chainsaw safely. Candidates must successfully achieve Unit 1 (CS38) before undertaking assessment for Unit 2 (CS39). Following successful completion, attendees can go onto study other related forestry and arboriculture courses.
This course is run in partnership with Kingswood Training Services.
6 days, plus 1 day assessment.
Chainsaw & PPE required. This is available to hire at an additional cost of £80.00 approx. CS30 & CS31.
Monday 14th November 2016 (Hadlow)
Monday 16th January 2017 (Hadlow)
Monday 13th February 2017 (Hadlow)
Monday 13th March 2017 (Hadlow)
Monday 17th April 2017 (Hadlow)
Monday 1st May 2017 (Hadlow)
Monday 12th 2017 (Hadlow)
Monday 10th July 2017 (Hadlow)
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