Treepartner Training Courses

Continuation Training

These courses are for experienced personnel who are keen to develop their knowledge and skills in line with the evolution of equipment, techniques and industry guidance. Treepartner Training are happy to tailor short courses to suit your needs.

Please call Richard Allmond on 07813 012024 to discuss your requirements.

CT1

Working at Height in Trees – Compliance with the Work at Height Regulations

1 day

£250

(per person)

This one day course caters for climbers and individuals who are managing and/or working at height in the tree care industry. It offers guidance on understanding and meeting the obligations of the Work at Height Regulation. It aims to provide guidance using Treepartner Training’s interpretation of the WAHR, alongside clarification of the Arboricultural Association’s interpretation of the regulations, as presented in their Technical Guides.

CT2

Hitch Climber’s Guide to the Canopy

1 – 2 days

£250 – £450

(per person)

A short course designed to introduce climbers of all abilities to Treemagineer’s Hitch Climber system. Also suitable for climbers already familiar with the system, who wish to develop their understanding of the correct use and full potential of this very adaptable work positioning certified system.

A brief outline of the Hitch Climber system can be found here:  Hitch Climbers Guide (PDF)

CT3

Introduction to Mechanical Climbing Devices (including stationary and moving rope positioning techniques)

Options include: Rock Exotica Akimbo, Petzl Zig Zig/Chicane and Notch Rope Runner Pro

2 – 3 days

(flexible based on requirements)

£450 – £600

(per person)

This two or three-day course covers a range of topics including:

  • Climbing devices and components overview
  • Equipment inspection and maintenance
  • Neighbouring component compatibility and configuration
  • Systems setup and operation within the crown and on vertical stem wood
  • Rescue solutions

CT4

Ascent and Work Positioning Techniques Update

2 days

£450

(per person)

This course provides update training for experienced climbers wishing to improve their existing techniques or seeking an overview of recent developments. It includes stationary and moving rope work positioning techniques.

CT5

Work Positioning and Rescue Techniques for Vertical Stem Wood

1 day

£250

(per person)

This course provides an opportunity to develop work positioning techniques using spikes and rescue techniques on ‘poles’, with the aim of improving confidence, efficiency and safety on work sites. This course is an ideal update prior to participating in our Tree Dismantling Operations course (A05).

CT6

Introduction to the Set Up and Operation of Lifting and Lowering Devices (e.g. GRCS, Arb Pro LD2 and FTC Mini and Micro

1 – 2 days

£250 – £450

(per person)

This course is intended to give an overview of lowering devices (their correct installation and operation) to those considering purchasing a device, or to work site teams wishing to coordinate and improve control during dismantling operations. Suits a team approach.

CT7

Rigging Forces

2 days

£450

(per person)

This two-day course will introduce the use of the LINEGRIP Linescale-3 Dynamometer. It will provide operator feedback for estimating the weight of sections and the forces anticipated in a range of rigging scenarios. Establishing ‘worst case’ scenario peak forces is an important factor when selecting rigging components capable of accommodating these forces whilst maintaining sufficient safety margins.

Day One: Classroom based
Day Two: On site practical rigging (vertical stem wood)

CT8

Portable Industrial Power Winch

1 day

£250

(per person)

This one-day course will cover a range of topics including:

  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessment including site zonation, planning and communication
  • Winch and components overview
  • System design, neighbouring component compatibility
  • Set up and operation of a power winch for moving timber

CT9

Training for Existing and Potential Instructors and Assessors

1 – 5 days

(flexible based on requirements)

£250 – £900

(per person)

Treepartner Training offer bespoke courses covering both aerial and ground competencies which provides the ideal opportunity to fill gaps in existing knowledge and skills. This course will help prepare potential Lantra instructors and NPTC assessors for upcoming skills assessments and technical evaluations. It is also suitable for existing instructors and assessors wishing to update their skills and knowledge.

Following successful completion of any Continuation Training Course, a Treepartner Training Record of Training and Achievement (certificate) will be issued.