South East Landbased
Training Courses LLP

Tree Rigging Course

3 Days

Tree Rigging Course Training Course

Seltc Tree Rigging Training Courses Sussex and Kent

3 Day training followed by City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 assessment. Combining skills learnt from prior attainment in 201,202,203 and 206, 306 & 308. This course is relevant for tree surgeons and arborists who complete aerial tree work with a chainsaw and wish to expand their expertise by understanding the use of rigging equipment.


  • Be able to promote health and safety and industry good practice
  • Be able to carry our aerial tree rigging including techniques: speed lining, drift lines & double lashing
  • Understand relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice
  • Understand how to carry out aerial tree rigging


Protective Equipment:

  • Chainsaw/climbing boots(HSE Recommended to BS EN 12492)
  • Chainsaw gloves (optional)
  • Chainsaw helmet (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)

Chainsaw & Climbing Equipment: 

  • Personal First Aid Kit (with whistle & knife with retractable blade)
  • A waterproof coat and over-trousers (course will continue even in rain).
  • Serviceable chainsaw (recommended 12 inch guide bar)
  • Chainsaw toolkit including file and chain oil
  • Fuel
  • A top handled saw may be brought also if one is available providing it complies with current safety standards
  • 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
    • Basic rigging equipment - rigging line, pulley block with compatible dead eye sling and a friction device for base of the tree (capstan or board)


Candidates must be physically fit & age over 16 years and achieved units 201, 202, 203, 206, 306 & 308


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


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