NPTC CS38 Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue

  • £720 + VAT *
    Please note, this course has a fee and is subject to cancellation terms and conditions.

  • 5 days training plus 1 day assessment

This course is the 002013 – City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue (formerly known as CS38).

This standard covers the accessing of trees through climbing (both ladders and using climbing equipment) and by Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) to carry out rescues in a variety of contexts (pruning operation, cutting, dismantle or rigging).

The aerial rescues include recovery of both conscious and unconscious casualties. When carrying out aerial rescue you must maintain high standards of health and safety at all time for both yourself and the people you will come into contact with. This standard is for those carrying out aerial rescue operations.

* 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.

1 practical day with an external examiner at Pencoed Campus.

Candidates must be aged 16 or above. Candidates should also be aware that this course is physical in nature.

Enhance your skill set with:

  • CS32 Felling and processing trees over 380mm – medium and large trees
  • CS40 Aerial pruning
  • CS41 Aerial tree rigging

This standard covers the accessing of trees through climbing (both ladders and using climbing equipment) and by Mobile Elevated Work Platform (MEWP) to carry out rescues in a variety of contexts (pruning operation, cutting, dismantle or rigging).

The aerial rescues include recovery of both conscious and unconscious casualties. When carrying out aerial rescue you must maintain high standards of health and safety at all time for both yourself and the people you will come into contact with. This standard is for those carrying out aerial rescue operations.

* 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.

1 practical day with an external examiner at Pencoed Campus.

Candidates must be aged 16 or above. Candidates should also be aware that this course is physical in nature.

Enhance your skill set with:

  • CS32 Felling and processing trees over 380mm – medium and large trees
  • CS40 Aerial pruning
  • CS41 Aerial tree rigging

Pencoed Campus, Pencoed, CF35 5LG

This campus is home to an extensive range of subject areas: Land-based, Construction, Sport and Public Services along with our brand new state-of-the-art STEAM Academy for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths.

The campus has great facilities such as a 3G sports pitch, modern equine areas, sports hall and conditioning gym. Located on the outskirts of the village of Pencoed, this campus also offers local amenities and transport links within easy reach.

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