Level 2 Award in Accessing a Tree Using a Rope and Harness and Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Rescue Operations
This Lantra accredited course is developed for anyone needing to learn how to safely climb a tree, and how to rescue someone stranded in a tree. Walk away with new skills that could be potentially lifesaving. Upon successfully completing the assessment element of this course the learner will gain a the qualification.
This course has 5 dedicated days for training and 1 day for assessment.
Number of candidates per course: 4
During in this course, you will cover:
- Health and safety legislation and guidelines
- Tree climbing equipment
- Visual tree inspection
- Rope configurations
- Access techniques and work positioning principles
- Final anchor point and work positioning techniques
- Use a flip-line and climbing irons (spikes)
- Storing equipment.
Units covered in qualification:
- Level 2 Award Access a Tree Using a Rope and Harness
- Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Rescue Operations
Worth noting: As there are physical elements to our course, you'll need to have at least a minimum level of fitness
Please contact us to discuss your requirements
Course Specific Notes
You will need to bring:
- A form of photo ID either valid driving licence or passport.
- Arborist Helmet, complete with full mesh face shield and visor also ear defenders conform to 31SNR rating and a 3 point chin strap.
- Chainsaw Boots are preferred or sturdy reinforced climbing boots
- Non snag Clothing suitable for all weather as you will be outside
- Gloves – BS EN 381-7
- We highly recommend Showa 310
- Personal First Aid Kit
- handsaw or knife with retractable blade
We recommend bringing your own Saw and Climbing equipment . This will give the best possible experience. When bringing your own kit, you will need to show proof of a full and in date LOLER inspection of all equipment to be used.
It is recommended the learner holds current Emergency First Aid at Work certification
Please be aware that to take this course, you must be physically fit and not suffering from vertigo or similar conditions.
You must also be free from medication that could affect your safety.
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.
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 just outside Kettering, Northamptonshire.