CS38 Award in Accessing a Tree Using a Rope and Harness Including Aerial Tree Rescue Operations

NPTC Certified Courses for the Forestry Industry

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-entry requirements for this course but a current First Aid Certificate is recommended i.e. Appointed Persons. This course covers Climbing Trees and Performing Aerial Rescue.

Course Content

  • Risk assessment of tree climbing operations
  • Select and inspect a range of equipment
  • Tree climbing
  • Carry out aerial rescue


Following the course, candidates will be assessed for NPTC Level 2 Award in Accessing a Tree using a Rope and Harness including Aerial Rescue Operations. This is a practical assessment which will take place on a separate day. Tests are organised by NPTC to take place at College, however if you wish to reschedule this to take place on your own site, please advise at time of booking.

Key Facts

Campus: Holme Lacy

Duration: 5 days (plus additional 1/2 day for NPTC assessment)

Dates: TBC 

Time: 09:15 – 16:30

Fee: £780.00 including NPTC assessment

Please Note: Course fees are subject to change, please call 0800 032 1986 for the latest details.