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003931, 003932 | City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Pruning and Aerial Tree Rigging (formerly known as CS40/41)

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003931, 003932 | City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Pruning and Aerial Tree Rigging (formerly known as CS40/41) – 23-27 August 2021
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Description

This is a combined course which covers; Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Pruning (formerly CS40): This requires you to climb trees and use the relevant ropes and harness, along with a chainsaw, in order to carry out pruning operations. It is therefore essential when combining these activities that you have all round total confidence and expertise in what you are doing, so to avoid any accidents.

Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Rigging (formerly CS41): This unit will explain how to evaluate the tree for hazards as well as performing an assessment of working at height. This will identify the correct selection of rigging equipment to be used; then the safe removal of tree sections using suitable rigging, appropriate cuts and work with ground workers to control the lowering of tree limbs.  This practical course will cover the following: Crown thinning; Crown reduction; Dismantling.

The prerequisites for this course are:

  • 0039-20, 0039-21 | City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross Cutting and Felling Small Trees up to 380mm(formerly CS30/31)
  • 0039-22 | City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Climbing Trees and Aerial Rescue (formerly CS38)
  • The 308 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Freefall Techniques (formerly CS39)

Equipment: YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR OWN CHAINSAW SAFETY BOOTS

Who is it for?

Those experienced in using a chainsaw from a rope and harness, who wish to develop their skills to remove part crowns, whole crowns or entire trees situated above precise drop zones.

Certificate

On successful completion of this course, you will receive an NPTC Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Pruning along with the NPTC Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Rigging from City & Guilds.

Duration

This combined course is delivered over 5 days including assessment.

What will I learn?

  • Hazard assessments and pre-climb inspection
  • Safe working procedures
  • Ground staff briefing
  • Work positioning and chainsaw best practice
  • Legal and environmental factors that may be present on the work site
  • Slow & fast growing species significance in relation to growth & pruning
  • Pruning tools and use
  • Cutting techniques
  • Crown lifting, cleaning, thinning and reduction
  • Target pruning and tree management
  • Legal and environmental factors that may be present onsite
  • Hazard assessment and pre-climb inspection of trees to be worked on
  • Safe working procedures
  • Tree surgery equipment
  • Pre-use checks and maintenance of the chainsaw
  • Working with the grounds person
  • Cutting techniques
  • Achieving a work position and receive/start the saw in the tree
  • Remove limbs, vertical trunk sections using a chainsaw
  • LOLER regulations
  • Use lowering equipment for lowering and sectional felling operations
  • Returning to the ground safely, storage and leave site safe and tidy

Assessment

You will be assessed by external and independent City & Guilds / NPTC assessors who will assess you by means of oral questioning and observation of practical tasks that you have undertaken during the training course.

dates

23-27 August 2021

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The HSE website breaks it down for you so that you know your role whether you are an employer, an employee or the designated first aider.

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