NPTC Tree Climb and Aerial Rescue

Activate Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
Under 1 week
943 GBP excl. VAT
Part time

Course description

NPTC Tree Climb and Aerial Rescue

This five-day course is designed for the complete climbing novice or an improver with basic climbing skills.

Suitability - Who should attend?

  • Personal protective equipment.
  • Chainsaw protective helmet (complying with EN 397)
  • Chainsaw protective gloves (complying with EN 381-7)
  • Chainsaw protective boots (complying with BS EN ISO 20345:2004 and bearing a shield depicting a chainsaw
  • Personal first-aid kit, including a large-wound dressing.The items marked with an asterisk should bear the chainsaw logo and show the chain speed to which they have been tested.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

You'll need to bring Personal protective equipment or complete a booking form to request hire. Chainsaw protective helmet (complying with EN 397) Chainsaw protective trousers (type C) (complying with EN 381-5) Chainsaw protective gloves (complying

Training Course Content

Modules include:

  • Risk assessments of tree climbing operations
  • Legislation related to tree climbing
  • Selecting, inspecting and using a range of tree climbing equipment and techniques
  • Pre-climb tree inspection
  • Climbing a tree safely, moving around the crown and descending to the ground
  • Carrying out aerial rescues from different situations

Course delivery details

Through a variety of practical and theory lessons.

Continuing Studies

You could apply for our other arboriculture courses or, following successful assessment, climb trees commercially.

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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