CS38 – Tree climbing and rescue 002013

Qualification Level?

This is a Level 2 qualification and is made up of two compulsory units:

  1. Climb a tree
  2. Conduct aerial rescue

This course can be taken as a combined course with the Chainsaw – Aerial Cutting Of Trees With a Chainsaw Using Free-fall Techniques (CS39) qualification.


You will be assessed on the following:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of risk assessment
  • Select and wear PPE equipment
  • Carry out pre-climb inspection of tree
  • Prepare a plan of action
  • Select and inspect climbing equipment
  • Knowledge of Loler legislation
  • Climb the tree
  • Branch walk
  • Descend from tree
  • Rescue casualty
Course Length?

Five days training followed by one day of individual assessments.

Got a question about this training course?

For more information, please email shortcourses@darttraining.co.uk or call 01332 216640 Opt 02 / 07794 898276.

For more information and to view the qualification overview

Please visit the City & Guilds NPTC website here.


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