CS41 (21-09) – Tree Dismantling Operations

The course is suitable for arboricultural workers experienced in using a chainsaw from a rope and harness, who wish to develop their skills to remove part crowns, whole crowns or entire trees situated above dropping zones

Course Content:

1.    Identification, inspection and preparation of climbing equipment and rigging equipment
2.   Set up working ropes to lower and or guide severed timber to the ground using recognised knots hitches and
eye slings in conjunction with the ground crew
3.   Understanding the benefits of specialised rigging equipment, understanding the  construction requirements,
bend ratios and cycles to failure and the safe working loads of rigging equipment
4.   Removal of vertical trunk in sections using a chainsaw

Pre-requisites:
Candidates should have completed CS30, 31, 38 and 39 prior to this course.

Testing:
NPTC assessments take place on a separate day, usually a couple of weeks after training,  depending on assessor availability.

Duration:
3 days

Equipment:
Rope, harness, karabiners and helmet with chin strap required. Climbing equipment to be used on course must have appropriate LOLER certificate. Equipment can be provided for course if required for a small hire charge.

Note: This is a strenuous course and candidates must have a good standard of physical fit.

For course details and costs, please contact:-

Jill Salt
Tel:       01926 495024
Email:  jill@middleenglandtraining.co.uk

Julie Gibson
Tel:      07715 311657
Email:  julie@middleenglandtraining.co.uk