Basic Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue course

Basic Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue course covers accessing a tree using a rope and harness and being able to carry out aerial rescue operations.


H&W Training, Dumfries

This course is available on the H&W Training website.


The is course covers ‘Unit 206 – Access a Tree Using a Rope and Harness’ and ‘Unit 306 / CS38 – Carry out Aerial Rescue Operations’ and the following topics:

  • Legislation
  • Tree climbing equipment – LOLER’98
  • Rope configurations
  • Tree access
  • Work positioning
  • Light branch removal
  • Tree descent
  • Use of flip line and climbing irons
  • Conduct an aerial rescue
  • Equipment storage

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H&W Training, based in Dumfries (South West Scotland), and with training sites in Cumbria and Newcastle (North England), are fully qualified NPTC Assessors and LANTRA training providers covering the whole of the UK and Ireland.

We provide training courses for individuals, business or groups who need to expand their skills in certain areas for the job they are in, or for themselves.

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