This qualification is for the pruning of trees using pole mounted, long reach pruning equipment, which may include: extendable pruning saws, powered pole pruners, loppers.
The trees will be cut by removing branches using cuts that are finished to the current standard for pruning in tree work. This unit is not about using hedge trimmers. Your work must conform to all current legislation and codes of practice.
* We support Welsh businesses within the Trees and Timber sector via the Focus on Forestry funding scheme aimed to support skills development. Please enquire for further information.