Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue Level 3 | Kirkley Hall Campus | FCR0048P |Northumberland College

Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue Level 3

Kirkley Hall Campus
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CG Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue Level 3

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Who is the course for?

This course is for people who are employed in the land based sector, particularly arboriculture, or those seeking employment in this field.

Do I need any formal qualifications?

You will need to an interest in the course, but no formal qualifications are necessary.

What will I study on the course?

You will study undertaking a risk assessment of tree climbing operations, selecting, inspecting and using a range of tree climbing equipment, safely climbing a tree, moving around the crown and descending to the ground, carrying out aerial rescues from different situations.

The course runs for four days and assessment takes place on a different day.

Your progress will be assessed through observation during training.

CG Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue Level 3

After completing the course you could apply for another Certificate of Competence training course e.g. Basic Chainsaw Use, Crosscutting and Maintenance.

For Full-Cost and Leisure courses there is no financial support available.

For more information our Help Hub team is available on 01670 841 200 or email

How can I apply for this course?

Apply online by clicking here and registering, alternatively please contact our Help Hub on 01670 841 200, email or drop in to one of our open events.

Alternatively, if this is the course for you please click Book and Enrol Now – please note this option is only available for certain courses.

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