South East Landbased
Training Courses LLP

Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue

5 Days
£775 +VAT

Training: 15th-19th July 2024

Assessment: 19th or 20th July 2024

Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue Training Course

5 Day training followed by City & Guilds NPTC assessment. Suitable for candidates who are required to access and work in trees using rope and harness, rescue an injured climber from the crown of a tree or from a standing pole and are currently inexperienced in climbing trees.


  • Introduction
  • Risk Assessment and Legislation
  • Working with Knots and Rope
  • Access tree and movement around tree
  • Aerial Rescue methods
  • Work positioning techniques


Protective Equipment:

  • Chainsaw/climbing boots(HSE Recommended to BS EN 12492)
  • Chainsaw gloves (optional)
  • Chainsaw helmet with visor (HSE Recommended mountaineering style helmet complying with BS EN 12492) and chin strap
  • Chainsaw trousers – Type C all round leg protection
  • Personal First Aid Kit (with whistle & knife with retractable blade)
  • A waterproof coat and over-trousers (course will continue even in rain).

Climbing Equipment: 

  • Your own climbing and rigging equipment which must be LOLER compliant please bring LOLER Certificate with you to training and assessment
  • Tree climbing harness, two climbing lines (30m+), adjustable lanyard, 6 karabiners (triple action, self-locking), 4 prussik loops or friction cord, spikes


Candidates must be physically fit & age over 16 years


All of our courses can be accredited by either NPTC or LANTRA, depending on the level of accreditation you require


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