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Qualification name Non regulated provision, Level 3, Horticulture and Forestry
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 27th June 2022
Cost £540.00
Cost description Adult Fees.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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This three day course is designed to prepare the experienced arborist for the City and Guild NPTC assessment in Aerial Tree Rigging. Course fees do not include the NPTC registration and assessment fees. These are: Registration £32. Assessment £165 Total fees: £737 This three day course is aimed at the experienced arborist wanting to further develop their aerial tree work skills and knowledge. Merrist Wood has a national and international reputation in the arboriculture industry. You will have the opportunity to train using up to date equipment, with access to excellent training sites, taught by industry professionals.

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For experienced climbers and chainsaw users only, trainees must already possess City & Guilds Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting. Felling Small Trees up to 380mm, Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue and Chainsaw from Rope and Harness.

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This course is primarily a practical course with some theory elements conducted in the classroom.

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Personal or hired protective equipment. *Chainsaw protective helmet (complying with EN 397), *Chainsaw protective trousers (type C) (complying with EN 381-5), *Chainsaw protective gloves (complying with EN 381-7), *Chainsaw protective boots (complying with BS EN ISO 20345:2004, Ear defenders (complying with EN 352), Face Visor (complying with EN 1731/Safety Glasses EN 166), Personal first-aid kit *Should have chainsaw logo & show the chain speed to which they have been tested.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

This course is primarily a practical course with some theory elements conducted in the classroom.

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Name Merrist Wood College
Address Worplesdon
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