Aerial Tree Rigging (formally CS41) NPTC / City and Guilds 5 November 2018

Aerial Tree Rigging (formally CS41) NPTC / City and Guilds 5 November 2018

Yorkshire North East

  • 5 November 2018

18 Duke Street Settle North Yorkshire BD24 9DN

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This is a prerequisite for other pesticide application units, assessment is through an online multiple choice exam. The aerial tree rigging course is ideal for people working as arborists and tree surgeons.

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    To book online visit: Lowe Maintenance

    This is a prerequisite for other pesticide application units, assessment is through an online multiple choice exam. The aerial tree rigging course is ideal for people working as arborists and tree surgeons. It covers the use of rigging equipment to dismantle trees by lowering branches and removing pole sections. Before coming on the course please look through the Evaluation of current rigging and dismantling practices used in arboriculture Research Report RR668 , this document will help you with your assessment.

    Prior to coming on this course you must have the Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operation 20-03 & 20-04 (CS30 & CS31)Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue 20-13 (CS38) and Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Free-Fall Techniques 21-08 (CS39).

     

    Learning Outcomes

     

    By the end of this course you should be able to:
    1) Promote health and safety and industry good practice.
    2) Carry out aerial tree rigging.
    3) Understand relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice.
    4) Understand how to carry out aerial tree rigging.

     

    Please bring with you the following kit.


    1) Climbing kit to include flip line or soft strop with current LOLER certificate.
    2) Chainsaw protective trousers.
    3) Climbing helmet with visor and ear defenders in date.
    4) Chainsaw boots.

    All other PPE and equipment can be supplied by Lowe Maintenance at no extra cost, under the proviso that any damages and / or losses are replaced by the candidate. Please get in touch with us if you wish to use your own equipment to check its suitability.

    Three days training. One day for the assessment (on a fourth day). Please note that the assessments are to be confirmed and you will be emailed with a date once the assessment has been scheduled. We do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this. Do you need a refresher? HSE advises that you complete a refresher every 5 years, although some insurance companies state every 3 years. We can help. We tend to run the courses when we have four people requiring the same units for refreshing, if you get in touch we can add you to the list and let you know when the next refresher date is planned for. Equally if you have a group of people we can put a date together just for you. You will receive a Lowe Maintenance Certificate of Completion.