We are recognised for setting the standard in offering high quality arboriculture, forestry and chainsaw related training and assessments for both individuals and organisations.

Our instructors are skilled and experienced arborists who have worked across all sectors of the industry. We deliver both uniquely designed and standard industry courses covering a wide range of land based skills.

  • Industry recognised qualifications including felling, climbing, pruning & rigging
  • Electricity Network Operator recognised utility arb qualifications
  • Tailor made training and workshops
  • NPTC, Lantra and City & Guilds qualifications
  • Fully insured
  • Experienced and qualified instructors
  • Training at our training sites or at your premises
  • Full thorough LOLER Inspection service

Priding ourselves on not only training arborists of the future but also those already skilled in this area we cater for all abilities and learning styles. With extensive site experience our trainers work patiently with each individual candidate to ensure that they gain as much as possible from the courses.

As utility arboriculture experts we also provide industry specific training packages to those individuals or organisations requiring Distribution Network Operator qualifications. For organisations requiring high levels of training in this area we create bespoke training and assessment packages to meet your needs.

Whether it is a standard suite of courses that you require or bespoke training and workshops, we can provide them at our training centre in Exeter or at your premises.

Ground Based Courses

Level 2 Award in chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting
(formerly NPTC CS30)

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Level 2 Award in felling and processing trees up to 380mm
(formerly NPTC CS31)

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Level 3 Award in felling and processing trees over 380mm
(formerly NPTC CS32)

COMING SOON

Level 3 Award in Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees Using a Chainsaw
(formerly NPTC CS34, CS35)

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Aerial / Climbing Based Courses

Level 3 Award in tree climbing and aerial rescue
(formerly NPTC CS38)

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Level 3 Award in aerial cutting of trees with a chainsaw using freefall techniques (formerly NPTC CS39)

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Level 3 Award in aerial tree pruning
(formerly NPTC CS40)

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Level 3 Award in aerial tree rigging
(formerly NPTC CS41)

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Utility Arboriculture Based Courses

Level 3 NPTC UA1 utility arboriculture

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Level 3 NPTC UA2 utility arboriculture

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Level 3 NPTC UA5 utility arboriculture

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First Aid / Health & Safety

Emergency First Aid

COMING SOON

Emergency First Aid +F

COMING SOON

Manual Handling

COMING SOON

Workshops

Basic introduction to chainsaw use and maintenance

COMING SOON

SRT (Single Rope Technique)

COMING SOON

Advanced Rigging

COMING SOON

Spiking refreshers

COMING SOON

Tree identification

COMING SOON

Loler Inspections

In addition to training & assessments we also offer a full Loler Inspection service for climbing and rigging kits.

COMING SOON

"Very well delivered, very knowledgeable"

Steve Harris | Harris Tree Care

“Great course, learnt a lot”

Dale Vincent

“Very relaxed and informative with very experienced trainers”

Dave Atkinson | Atkinson Contracting Ltd

“Very informative and well delivered”

Sam Walbridge

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