Arb & Forestry-based Training courses

All Assessments for the courses listed here are City & Guilds qualifications.

Course 1. 002003 & 002004 (replaces CS30 & CS31) – Chainsaw maintenance, crosscutting & felling trees up to 380mm.
Course duration five days & one day for Assessments.
Prerequisites (former qualifications needed): None
N.B These two elements can be taken individually if required, call for details.

 

Course 2. 002111 (Replaces CS32) – Felling & processing trees over 380mm.
Course duration two days & one day for the Assessments
Prerequisites needed : 002003 & 002004

 

Course 3. 002013 & 002108 (Replaces CS38 & CS39) – Tree Climbing & Rescue &                       Aerial cutting of trees using free-falling techniques.
Course duration five days & one day for Assessments.
Prerequisites needed: 002003 & 002004
N.B These three elements can be taken individually if required, call for details.

 

Course 4. 002113 & 002109 (Replaces CS40 & CS41) – Aerial Tree Pruning & Aerial Tree Rigging.
Course duration five days & one day for Assessments.
Prerequisites: 002003, 002004, 002013 & 002108
N.B These two elements can be taken individually if required, call for details.

    

Course 5. 030509 Wood Chipper  – Safe use of manually fed wood chipper.
Course Duration one day.
Prerequisites: None

 

Course 6. AMWP02 – M.E.W.P – Safe use of Mobile Elevated Work Platform.
Course duration one day.
Prerequisites: None

 

Course 7. CSO974 – MEWP (replaces CS47) – Operate a Chainsaw from MEWP.
Course duration one day.
Prerequisites: None

 
Course 8. Proclimber Advanced Arborist Climber
Course duration 2 weeks.

Prerequisites: CS30, CS31, CS38, CS39 & CS40 City & Guilds qualification (or the new award C&G equivalent awards) & at least one-year full time tree climbing experience since your CS40 assessment (proof of this is required before signing up to this course).

What’s included in the Course?

  • Designing & Planning a Safe Rigging System
    • Risk Management
    • Rigging Equipment Selection
    • Rigging Physics
    • Managing Forces In Rigging
    • Team Planning & Effective Communication
    • Tree Access & Safe positioning Techniques
    • Advanced Rigging Techniques
    • Advanced Cutting Techniques
    • Cutting Methods Analyzed
    • Productive Material Handling On Site
    • Advanced Winching Systems
    • Felling Standing Stems
    • Dealing with Dead Trees
    • Precision Felling Techniques
    • Good Leadership & Customer Communication Skills
    • Tree Mechanics
    • 002109 City & Guilds Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Rigging(CS41)
    • Proclimber Advanced Arborist Climber Certificate.
    • Great Accommodation
    • Breakfast & Pack Lunch each day (excluding weekends).

Other courses include:

Utility Arb
Off-road driving  
ATV

Contact us for more details on any of the above courses, or to book a place.

 

8 thoughts on “Arb & Forestry-based Training courses

  1. HI Proclimber

    Could you please let me know details for course 1 – including dates . You run tthe course location and costs.

    Look forward to hearing from you soon

    Dave

  2. We have one starting 27th April Dave, do you just want maintenance & crosscutting?
    We have one place left on this course, call me for more details.
    Caroline Lewis
    Proclimber® Quality Equipment, Tree Surgery & Training
    The UK Distributor for Portable Winch products
    The Manse
    Abergorlech
    Carms
    SA32 7BJ
    Tel: +44(0) 1558 685862
    http://www.proclimber.co.uk
    Email: caroline@proclimber.co.uk

  3. Can you email me course start dates for courses 1, 2 & 3…also a price inc vat for all three…

    Many thanks

  4. Hi Adam,
    We have no dates at present we are about to start another 6 week course.
    Please email me for more information on course prices.

    Many thanks

    Caroline Lewis
    Proclimber® Quality Equipment, Tree Surgery & Training
    The UK Distributor for Portable Winch products
    The Manse
    Abergorlech
    Carms
    SA32 7BJ
    Tel: +44(0) 1558 685862
    http://www.proclimber.co.uk
    Email: caroline@proclimber.co.uk

  5. Hi, Is accommodation available on course 1 and 2, I want to work for a while before doing climbing.

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