Training & Courses

Basic Tree Survey and Inspection

Basic Tree Survey and Inspection Course Information Basic Tree Survey Inspection Identifying hazardous trees is a vital part of a number of jobs, from park rangers to estate workers. Our training is designed to help you recognise and then report issues to an appropriate expert. It’s a basic one-day course to give you the knowledge …

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Emergency First Aid at Work +F

Emergency First Aid at Work +F Course Information Emergency First Aid at Work +FIf you work as part of a team in a forest setting, you’ll know there are special dangers to look out for. In the event of an emergency you will need the necessary skills and training to keep you and your colleagues …

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Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides

Level 2 Principles of Safe Handling and Application of Pesticides Course Information Level 2 Principles o Safe Handling and Application of PesticidesWe’ll guide you through the key elements of using pesticides safely and with confidence.You’ll learn about key legislation, keeping clear records and understanding product labels.Safely storing, transporting and disposing of pesticides are also covered.Important …

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Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Utility Arboriculture – Tree Species Recognition, Growth Characteristics, Associated Hazards, Ground Based Pruning and Assisted Tree Felling

Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Utility Arboriculture – Tree Species Recognition, Growth Characteristics and Associated Hazards, Ground Based Pruning and Assisted Tree Felling (Ground) Course Information Utility Arboriculture  Unit 302- Tree Species Recognition, Growth Characteristics and Associated Hazards  Be able to identify a range of common broadleaved and coniferous tree species and be able …

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Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Utility Arboriculture – Aerial Pruning

Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Utility Arboriculture – Tree Species Recognition, Growth Characteristics and Associated Hazards, Prune and Fell Trees (Ground & Aerial) Course Information Utility Arboriculture Unit 302- Tree Species Recognition, Growth Characteristics and Associated Hazards Be able to identify a range of common broadleaved and coniferous tree species and be able to comment on …

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Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Utility Arboriculture – Basic Electrical Knowledge

City&Guilds Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Utility Arboriculture Basic Electrical Knowledge Course Information Unit 301 It covers hazards, risks, controls, emergency planning, legislation, equipment and resources, tree types and condition, safety documentation, ground clearance and safety zones, tree electrical categories, overhead line components, industry good practice, roles and responsibilities.No prerequisites   Other Courses Level 2 …

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Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Rigging

Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Rigging Course Information Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree RiggingThis standard is about the removal of sections from a tree crown under the control of rope rigging and lifting gear. The work will be carried out by operator with significant experience of arboriculture operations and chainsaw operations in a …

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Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Pruning

Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Pruning Course Information Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Pruning Pruning trees can’t often be done from the ground. This qualification covers the pruning of trees at height be it from a rope and harness or from a MEWP. Our Assessors will assess you on a range of practical …

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Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Climbing Trees and Aerial Rescue

Climbing Trees and Aerial Rescue Course Information Level 2 Certificate of competence in Climbing Trees and Aerial Rescue Learn life-saving knowledge. This is a hands-on course that delivers both practical skills and health and safety guidance as well as demonstrating that you and your employer have completed sufficient training to meet the Provision and Use …

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Award in Safe Use of a Powered Pole Pruner

Level 2 Award in Using a Powered Pole Pruner Course Information Level 2 Award in Using a Powered Pole PrunerThis qualification is for the pruning of trees using pole mounted, long reach pruning equipment, which may include: extendable pruning saws, powered pole pruners, loppers. The trees will be cut by removing branches using cuts that …

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Award in the Safe Use of Brush-cutters and Trimmers

Brushcutters/Trimmers Course Information Brushcutters/TrimmersThis is an integrated training and assessment course.You’ll learn to use the trimmer safely and with confidence.Understanding all the relevant regulation and safety requirements is key. You’ll be taught the need for the correct protective clothing and how best to maintain a safe working environment.A certificate of competence will be awarded once …

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Award in the Safe Use of Stump Grinders

Stumpgrinders Course Information Stumpgrinders This is an integrated training and assessment course. Successfully complete it and you’ll receive a certificate of training. We’ll guide you through all the relevant health and safety guidelines to ensure you stay protected. You’ll also be given practical experience working with the machine to learn and hone techniques. Course sessions: …

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Level 2 Award in Safe Use of Manually Fed Wood-chipper

Woodchippers Course Information Woodchippers This is an integrated training and assessment course. You’ll receive a certificate of training once it is completed. We’ll use a balanced mix of theory and practical sessions to guide you through the process. You’ll learn all the key health and safety issues. Routine maintenance tuition will follow. Practical work will …

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Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm

Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm Course Information Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm This qualification is about the directional felling of trees using a chainsaw. The felling technique will be appropriate to tree size, weight, condition and species as well as taking into account guidebar size and weather conditions. This covers both …

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Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting

Level 2 Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting Course Information Level 2 Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-CuttingWe work closely with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to ensure both the course’s content – and the materials we use – are in line with current safe working practices.You’ll learn all the theory needed to use and keep a chainsaw …

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Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting & Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm

Chainsaw Maintenance, Cross-cutting, Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm Course Information This is a hands-on course that delivers both practical skills and health and safety guidance as well as demonstrating that you and your employer have completed sufficient training to meet the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER). Course sessions:HSE legislation and …

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