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Tree climbing and rescue (CS38)

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The Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue (QCF) City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 (CS38) is a 6-day practical course and assessment for people who require a certification in the climbing of trees with a rope and harness in order to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Regulations.

The course will enable candidates to:

  • Successfully identify the hazards and risks associated with the working area
  • Outline the emergency planning procedures, current health and safety legislation and environmental factors
  • Carry out a hazard evaluation of a tree
  • Learn different methods used to access a tree safely and positioning techniques used within crown
  • Use access and positioning methods within the tree
  • Descend safely from the tree and implement different rescue methods.

The training course has physical demands and requires the carrying and movement of equipment in woodland environments. No prerequisites are required for this course.

Location: Lowe Maintenance, 18 Duke Street, Settle BD24 9DN
Course dates:
23-28 October 2017
Cost: £558 payable by candidate upon booking.
Booking: For further course details and booking please visit Lowe Maintenance

This courses is subsidised through Stories in Stone, a four-year programme of community and heritage projects that has been developed by the Ingleborough Dales Landscape Partnership with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.
You can find out more about the Stories in Stone project here. Terms and conditions apply to attend a subsidised course, please contact Lowe Maintenance for more information.

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