Unit 309 Tree Rigging - Dismantling Course. and Unit 207 Ground worker
Adding together the Aerial rigging & dismatling techniques with the ARB' ground worker units
Course fees £780 + vat, per person
Duration 4 days + 1 assessment
Pre awards to this course are
- Unit 201 (CS 30.1)
- Unit 202 (CS 30.2)
- Unit 203 (CS 31)
- Unit 206 (CS 38 Climbing)
- Unit 306 (CS38 Aerial Rescue)
- Unit 308 (CS 39 use of Chainsaw free fall techniques)
Maximum candidates 4 Persons
Minimum candidates 3 Persons
To give the experienced tree surgoen the knowledge & practical skill to build on tree climbing abilities to achieve certificates of competence by assessment by bodies such as NPTC City & Guilds.
This course looks at techniques to organise the work site, effective team communication. The climber uses a rope & harness climbing system to move within the tree taking account of the trees properties relevant to its individual Genus, its structure & condition and the location of the tree & thats sites specific dynamic appling as required employing lowering systems and techniques.The student will safely carry out dismantling operations with a chainsaw by applying these techniques within and throughout the crown of a tree. With the assistance of the ground staff.
Content of the Tree Rigging - Dismantling course
- Understanding the legislation and safety guidelines pertaining to the operation
- Undertake a risk assessment and brief ground staff.
- Carry out pre-start checks to the chainsaw, cold and warm saw starting techniques.
- Use appropriate techniques for secure and stable work positioning.
- Removing tree limbs
- Removing vertical sections employing appropriate techniques.
- Lowering of limbs and sections to the ground with the assistance ground staff.
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 arisings
Course content ARB' Ground works
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 arisings / waste material as appropriate for disposal procedure and transport.
Candidates should use their own Safety clothing PPE
if you would like to use your own climbing equipment, this is to be within Loler certification guidelines and certifcates as needed to be present for the instructor to view.