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NPTC 206 306 Award in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue (QCF)

Current legislation requires that all those who undertake tree climbing operations utilising a rope and harness must be appropriately trained and qualified. The training course offered by Derby College Group equips candidates to undertake an industry-compliant ‘Certificate of Competence’ assessment.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Arboriculture
Adult and Community
Location: Broomfield Hall
Full Time or Part Time: PT
Level: 2
Number Of Years: 1
Interview Required?: N
Weeks: 1
Hours: 30.00
Start: Flexible
Days/Times:
Tuition: £510
Exam: £140
Broomfield Hall

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/nptc-206-306-award-in-tree-climbing-and-aerial-rescue-qcf
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Course Information for Students

Current legislation requires that all those who undertake tree climbing operations utilising a rope and harness must be appropriately trained and qualified. The training course offered by Derby College Group equips candidates to undertake an industry-compliant ‘Certificate of Competence’ assessment.

You will need to be at least 18 years of age.

This is a physically demanding course and consequently you must have a good level of general fitness and a head for heights.

The course will cover:

  • An understanding of the current legislation governing all tree climbing operations
  • The practical skills required to safely access and manoeuvre around the crown of a tree
  • An understanding of the complications involved and the practical skills required to undertake an aerial rescue of an injured tree climber utilising a range of rescue methods

This course will be delivered on on-site.

All specialist climbing equipment can be provided by the College, for which a fee will be charged.

Please note that equipment is not available for hire for the assessment. You will therefore need to have other arrangements in place for your assessment.

If candidates wish to use their own climbing equipment, this is acceptable providing that it complies with current legislation. All climbing equipment must have a current LOLER certification, which will need to be produced at the start of the course.

It is recommended that candidates do not purchase specialist equipment prior to the course. During the training, our tutor will offer advice on the purchase of all specialist equipment.

Assessment leading to certification will take place as soon as possible following the successful completion of the training course. 

Derby College Group offers a range of one-day, weekend and evening courses relating to Arboriculture, as well as a wide range of other land-based topics – please see the Derby College Group Part-time Prospectus for a full list and details.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:28 pm