NPTC City & Guilds Level 2 Award in tree climbing and rescue (CS38)

Who should attend?

This course is typically for people who are seeking contractual work in professional forestry, amenity or utility arboriculture.

This unit is a pre-requisite of Level 3 Award Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Free-fall Techniques (CS39)

What will you learn?
  • Understand the legislation relating to tree climbing.
  • Identify a range of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to work positioning systems.
  • Identify hazards and manage the associated risks.
  • Choose appropriate anchor points.
  • Use climbing irons safely and efficiently.
  • Carry out aerial rescue techniques.

This training is in preparation for NPTC Level 2 Award in tree climbing and rescue (CS38) and typically testing is arranged 1-2 weeks following training.

If trainees do not wish to proceed through to testing, a LANTRA certificate of attendance is issued following the completion of the training.


£775 per person
5 day course plus half day assessment

inclusive of VAT and registration/assessment fee

tree rescue

Book your place

Scheduled courses

No Courses on The List at This Time

Can’t find a date to suit you?

Please register your interest using the form below and we’ll be in touch.