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Award in Aerial Rigging of Trees 21-09

City and Guilds / NPTC Level 3

(formally CS41)

Aerial Tree Rigging 21-09 (formally CS41)

The aerial tree rigging course  is ideal for people working as arborists and tree surgeons. It covers the use of rigging equipment to dismantle trees by lowering branches and removing pole sections.

Before coming on the course please look through the Evaluation of current rigging and dismantling practices used in arboriculture Research Report RR668 , this document will help you with your assessment.

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Award in Aerial Tree Rigging 21-09 City & Guilds NPTC Level 3.

Prior to coming on this course you must have the Award in Ground Based Chainsaw Operation 20-03 & 20-04 (CS30 & CS31)Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue 20-13 (CS38) and Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Free-Fall Techniques 21-08 (CS39).

Leaning Outcomes
By the end of this course you should be able to:
1) Promote health and safety and industry good practice.
2) Carry out aerial tree rigging.
3) Understand relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice.
4) Understand how to carry out aerial tree rigging.

The training course will be £375 + VAT = £450 per person
The assessment plus City and Guilds registration fee will be £195 per person (no VAT).

Total £646 per person.

All fees are payable upon booking.

Please bring with you the following kit.
1) Climbing kit to include flip line or soft strop with current LOLER certificate.
2) Chainsaw protective trousers.
3) Climbing helmet with visor and ear defenders in date.
4) Chainsaw boots.

All other PPE and equipment can be supplied by Lowe Maintenance at no extra cost, under the proviso that any damages and / or losses are replaced by the candidate.

Please get in touch with us if you wish to use your own equipment to check its suitability.

Three days training.

One day for the assessment (on a fourth day).

Please note that the assessments are to be confirmed and you will be emailed with a date once the assessment has been scheduled.

We do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this.

Award in Aerial Tree Rigging 21-09 City & Guilds NPTC Level 3.

5th to 7th November 2018

Please note that the assessments are to be confirmed and you will be emailed with a date once the assessment has been scheduled.

We do try to ensure that the assessment is consecutive but cannot guarantee this.

Do you need a refresher? HSE advises that you complete a refresher every 5 years, although some insurance companies state every 3 years. We can help. We tend to run the courses when we have four people requiring the same units for refreshing, if you get in touch we can add you to the list and let you know when the next refresher date is planned for.

Equally if you have a group of people we can put a date together just for you.

Award in Aerial Tree Rigging 21-09 (formally CS41) – one day refresher £200 +VAT = £240 per person.

You will receive a Lowe Maintenance Certificate of Completion.

Don’t need a qualification? Your insurance company are happy for formal training only? Then we can help. We can carry out formal training with no accredited assessment.

Three days, training fee £375 +VAT = £450 per person.

You will receive a Lowe Maintenance Certificate of Completion.

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