Treepartner Training Courses


Tree Climbing, Pruning and Aerial Rescue

This course introduces trainees to the main principles of tree climbing and pruning and will enable a range of rescue techniques to be performed from different tree structures.

Why Treepartner Training?

  • 2:1 trainee to instructor ratio
  • Delivered by instructors with extensive and current experience
  • One day dedicated rescue techniques
  • Uses a wide range of equipment
  • Introduces pruning techniques using hand saws and secateurs
  • Addresses the demands of Work at Height Regulations, including working with two independent fall protection systems.
This 5-day course will cover the following topics:
  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment including site zonation and communication
  • Tree care overview (understanding the importance of appropriate work position techniques and their significance in relation to good tree care practice)
  • An introduction to the principles of good pruning techniques
  • An introduction to tree identification
  • Visual tree assessment
  • Climbing system selection, inspection, and system design
  • Ascent and work positioning techniques (including the use of spikes)
  • Range of rescue techniques

Course Fees

Price per person (5 days)



  • On completion of the training, a Treepartner Training Record of Training and Achievement (certificate) will be issued
  • Following successful completion of the training, Treepartner Training Ltd can organise the related City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue (Qualification No: 0039-22)