Aerial Tree Pruning (formally CS40) NPTC / City and Guilds - 18 March 2019

Aerial Tree Pruning (formally CS40) NPTC / City and Guilds - 18 March 2019

Yorkshire North East

  • 18 March 2019

Duke Street, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24 9DN

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Two days training plus one day for assessment. Covering the correct pruning of trees from a rope and harness. Pre requisites are tree climbing (CS38), chainsaw (CS30 and CS31) and chainsaw free fall techniques (CS39).

  • Description


    Award in Aerial Tree Pruning 21-07 City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 (CS40) is a 2 day practical course.  It is for people who require a certification in the pruning of trees, to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 regulations.

    The course will enable candidates to identify, inspect and comment on key parts of the equipment to be used. They will be able to prepare the equipment for use ensuring the safety of themselves, other people and the environment. The candidates will be asked to comment on the structure, condition and properties of the tree(s) to be worked on.  They will then use a chainsaw and other pruning tools, whilst maintaining a working position within the crown of a tree. Safety will be ensured by using a rope and harness, and working together with ground staff.


    For more information contact: 01729 825132 or email