Courses are delivered to give the candidate the knowledge & practical skill to achieve certificates of competence by assessment by bodies such as NPTC City & Guilds.
Course Fees £175.00 + vat
Awarded certificates of competence are widely recognised by both sector employers and the health & safety executive
This unit covers the working operation expected of the person working on the ground assisting the climber. Skills include setting out the site, sending the saw and other equipment up to the climber, operating lowering equipment, breaking down crown sections, handling and stacking the arising off cuts
Knowledge of what is involved in a Risk Assessment.
Knowledge of the legal and environmental factors that may be present on the work site.
Effective communication systems with the climber and other persons on site.
Pass equipment to the climber in the tree.
Assist in the lowering of branch material.
Break down crown sections in preparation for chipping or stacking.
Methods to deal with arising / waste material as appropriate for disposal procedure and transport.