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Formally known as CS38, you will learn about knots and harnesses, safe climbing techniques and aerial rescue including pole rescue.

Please note that this course has a £130 mandatory exam fee

Equipment required

  • Steel toe capped boots with sound tread (BS EN ISO 20345)
  • A safety helmet- arboricultural helmet (BS EN 12492)
  • Non-snag outer clothing.

Course reference: FOP003

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Dates & Location:

Plumpton Dates:

4th December- 8th December 2017

26th March- 30th March 2018

2nd April- 6th April 2018

2nd July- 6th July 2018

Time: 09:00- 17:00

Flimwell Dates:

4th December- 8th December 2017

29th January- 2nd February 2018

4th June- 8th June 2018

Time: 09:00- 17:00

Duration:

4 Days, Monday to Thursday.

Additional day for assessment.

Costs:

£650 plus a £131 mandatory exam fee.

Facilities

We’re pretty proud of our facilities here at Plumpton. In fact in the land-based sector, we’ve got some of the leading college facilities in the UK – the perfect natural location for our forestry and arboriculture courses for you to develop your skills.

  • Discover the latest equipment for your course

You’ll work on various equipment such as tractors, a WoodMizer saw mill plus a range of wood chippers.

  • Extensive grounds for you to develop your skills

You’ll need to be able to work in a variety of locations, build your knowledge by discovering our farmed land, hedgerows and streams.

  • Experience our fantastic modern facilities

Our superb site at Flimwell features our working commercial woodland plus modern workshop – an ideal base for your studies 

  • Benefit from our excellent local connections

You’ll be able to gain practical experience and knowledge of the tree-based sector thanks to our links with local land owners and estates.

Future Opportunities

Aerial Cutting of Trees using Free-Fall Techniques

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