TRAINING

LEVEL 3 AWARD IN TREE CLIMBING AND AERIAL RESCUE (FORMERLY NPTC CS38)

Tree climbing and aerial rescue

NPTC Assessment Unit 002013

This 5-day field based tree climbing and aerial rescue course is aimed at anyone who is required to access or work within trees using a rope and harness or who may be required to rescue an injured climber during the course of their work.

This course has been developed to give the candidates the skills and knowledge required to access the trees crown and manoeuvre safely within its canopy.  Candidates will learn the skills required to be able to perform an aerial rescue of an injured climber from within the crown of a tree or from a standing pole.

This course will provide the candidate with all the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to undertake the NPTC Level 2 Unit 002013 assessment.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon the completion of this course, the candidate will:

  • Have gained a basic understanding of relevant industry health & safety legislation;
  • Understand the importance of risk assessment and emergency planning for tree climbing operations;
  • Successfully identify the hazards and risks associated with the working area;
  • Be able to carry out a basic level hazard evaluation of a tree;
  • Have gained an understanding of how to select inspect and safely use a variety of tree climbing equipment;
  • Display competence while accessing and maneuver within a trees canopy;
  • Be able to carry out aerial rescues from a variety of different situations.

Equipment required:

Work positioning harness, climbing rope above 35 metres, 5 karabiners auto lock triple action, adjustable strop / lanyard optional, 2  tape slings around 120cm, pair of climbing irons (spikes), wire cord flip line, 3 prussic loops.

An in date thorough LOLER examination certificate (or certificate of conformity/receipt for items less than 6 months old) will be required for all items of climbing equipment.

PPE Required:  Helmet with chin strap, appropriate footwear, flexible trousers (not shorts), first aid kit with large wound dressing and whistle.

We will provide a climbing kit for you for the training and assessment.  PPE is available to hire at an additional cost.  Please enquire for details.

Pre-requisites:

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Course duration:

Five days training with assessment on a separate day

Cost:

Training £575 per person plus VAT

NPTC Assessment £150 per person

Refresher courses are also available either with or without assessment.  Please enquire for details.

Dates:

8 – 15 March 2021 – sold out

26 – 30 April 2021 with assessment on 4 May 2021 – sold out

7 – 11 June 2021 with assessment on 14 June 2021 – sold out

28 June – 2 July 2021 with assessment on 5 July 2021 – sold out

16 – 20 August 2021 with assessment on 23 August 2021 – sold out

6 – 10 September 2021 with assessment on 13 September 2021 – 1 place left

GROUND BASED COURSES

LEVEL 2 AWARD IN CHAINSAW MAINTENANCE AND CROSS CUTTING (FORMERLY NPTC CS30)

LEVEL 2 AWARD IN FELLING AND PROCESSING TREES UP TO 380MM
(FORMERLY NPTC CS31)

LEVEL 3 AWARD IN FELLING AND PROCESSING TREES OVER 380MM
(FORMERLY NPTC CS32)

LEVEL 3 AWARD IN SEVERING UPROOTED OR WINDBLOWN TREES USING A CHAINSAW
(FORMERLY NPTC CS34, CS35)

AERIAL / CLIMBING BASED COURSES

LEVEL 3 AWARD IN TREE CLIMBING AND AERIAL RESCUE (FORMERLY NPTC CS38)

LEVEL 3 AWARD IN AERIAL CUTTING OF TREES WITH A CHAINSAW USING FREEFALL TECHNIQUES (FORMERLY NPTC CS39)

LEVEL 3 AWARD IN AERIAL TREE PRUNING (FORMERLY NPTC CS40)

LEVEL 3 AWARD IN AERIAL TREE RIGGING (FORMERLY NPTC CS41)

UTILITY ARBORICULTURE BASED COURSES

LEVEL 3 NPTC UA1 UTILITY ARBORICULTURE

LEVEL 3 NPTC UA2 UTILITY ARBORICULTURE

LEVEL 3 NPTC UA5 UTILITY ARBORICULTURE

FIRST AID / HEALTH & SAFETY

EMERGENCY FIRST AID +F

MANUAL HANDLING

WORKSHOPS

BASIC INTRODUCTION TO CHAINSAW USE AND MAINTENANCE

SRT (SINGLE ROPE TECHNIQUE)

FUNGI

ADVANCED RIGGING

SPIKING REFRESHERS

TREE IDENTIFICATION

LOLER

IN ADDITION TO TRAINING & ASSESSMENTS WE ALSO OFFER A FULL LOLER INSPECTION SERVICE FOR CLIMBING AND RIGGING KITS.

EVENTS / NEWS

EVENTS / NEWS

"Very well delivered, very knowledgable"

Steve Harris, Harris Tree Centre

"Would recommend and use again for free works"

Carson Reiser, Domestic Customer

"Very relaxed and information with very experienced trainers"

Dake Atkinson, Atkinson Contracting LTD

"Very informative and well delivered"

Sam Walbridge

"The team could not have been more helpful, they have done an excellent job and left the site extremely tidy."

Mary Colvill, Domestic Customer

Contact hi-line

Contact us today for all your tree care, hedge, and woodland needs. Our friendly team can help with emergency tree-surgeon call-outs, and enquiries about Hi-Line’s complete range of tree surgery services.

Hi-Line can help with every job, whatever its size. Hi-Line’s team of 250 are based in Exeter, Bristol, Wiltshire and London – and Hi-Line serves Devon, South Wales, and The Midlands, too. Call Hi-Line now, and get better tree services – fast.

All of our teams are happy to discuss and provide a free, no-obligation quotation.

Contact Hi-Line using our contact details or by filling in the enquiry form and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Tel: 033 345 678 86 Email: info@hi-line.co.uk

quick contact

Trees Planted

Trees planted this season
6718