Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue

Course overview

If you wish to climb trees and perform aerial rescue, this course is a prerequisite for any further aerial work or training.

You will need to be physically fit with a good head for heights. This course is delivered over five consecutive days, followed by a one-day independent NPTC assessment.

All prices include hire of equipment (£35 for external candidates/£10 for Capel Manor College students). All chainsaw assessments require a £50 deposit for a Capel Manor College student or £350 for a non-student.

You will learn

  • Access and movement techniques within trees to achieve work positions
  • Branch walking and use of redirects movement within the crown
  • Health and safety regulations and industry best practice
  • How to conduct climbing equipment checks
  • Aerial rescues recovery of both conscious and unconscious casualties

Certificate of Competence in Climbing Trees and Aerial Rescue – City and Guilds
Reference: 60373556

You must bring your own personal protective equipment (PPE).

Please view the related courses we have available and contact us if you would like to request an industry training course that is not currently listed.

Government funding is not available for this course; you will need to pay for your tuition, exams and materials. The fee shown for each campus and course start date is the total fee that you will need to pay.

For some of our courses, we offer a discount for current students. If this is the case, you will see the reduced fee when you select your chosen course campus and start date. To qualify for this discount, you must already be studying another course at Capel Manor College, and be adding this course to your existing programme.

Please note that fees for September 2023 have not yet been finalised, and are subject to a small increase. Applicants will be notified of final course fees before enrolling.