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Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Freefall Techniques Refresher

~1.0 Day(s)
From £299.00
The Course will be delivered at our fully functional modern training facilities with access to multiple sized, various skill level climbing trees. This allows the ability for candidates to move at their own pace when training, but also addressing multiple scenarios that Arborists come across when removing limbs in a controlled manner.


Chainsaws are dangerous tools when used at ground level, which is why it is essential that the proper training is acquired before using a chainsaw at height whilst using a rope and a harness. 

This course is suitable for you if you are working in any of the following industries: Arboriculture, Forestry, Woodland Industries, Local Authorities and Conservation. 

This course is intended for those who are already experienced in climbing trees using work positioning systems and who are experienced in chainsaw use, including felling small trees up to 380mm. 

This course is not appropriate for persons under 16 years of age. You must be physically fit and not suffering from vertigo or similar conditions, or on medication that could affect your safety and those around you. 

Chainsaw users should be particularly aware of the potential hazards of being cut by the saw, hit by the timber and exposure to noise and vibration. 

A top or rear handled chainsaw with guide bar appropriate to timber size should be used. 

Duration of training will be one day.


Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Freefall Techniques Refresher
12th June 2024
4 Places Available!
(Ex Vat)
Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Freefall Techniques Refresher
19th August 2024
4 Places Available!
(Ex Vat)

Please contact us to discuss your requirements

Course Specific Notes

Please note the requirements for this course are to have already achieved the following:

• Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting

• Felling and processing trees up to 380mm

• Accessing a tree using a rope and harness

• Aerial rescue operations.

You will need to bring:

  • A form of photo ID either valid driving licence or passport.
  • Non snag Clothing suitable for all weather as you will be outside
  • Arborist Helmet, complete with full mesh face shield and visor.
  • Ear defenders conforming to 31SNR rating
  • Steel Toe Cap Boots or Chainsaw Boots Work Gloves Chainsaw Trousers
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Whistle

When bringing your own kit, you will need to show proof of a full and in date LOLER inspection of all equipment.

Important Information:

For all Refresher courses you will need to provide a copy of the original qualification certificate before you can take part on the day.

Equipment required and information related to lunches will be sent to the booker by email 14 days before the course is to begin or as soon as possible if within 7 days.

Courses offered may have pre-requisite qualifications. Please check individual course requirements on our website for further details. Pre requisites will be listed under individual course requirements and it is the responsibility of the booker to check that all attendees have the necessary qualifications. These will be checked on arrival.

Your email will contain directions to the course site, will specify if lunch is provided and any dietary requirements, and the equipment that may be required.

Your booking confirmation email only serves to confirm your booking and payment and the date and timings of your course. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our team.

VENUE: Course held at our Boughton House Training Venue.