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UA 303 & 305 (UA2.2)

City & Guilds level 3 Certificate in Utility Arboriculture Ground Based Pruning, Assisted Tree Felling

This 2 – day course is where the practical elements of Utility Arb training come into play. We cover the practical application of using insulated tools to prune trees away from live network as well as the setting up of non-return rope systems to guarantee the safe directional felling of trees in close proximity to overhead network. We also cover the approved procedures for live line tree work.

  • Pre work checks and requirements
  • Site specific electrical hazards
  • Prune trees safely from the ground in proximity to overhead power line
  • Legislative requirements
  • Record keeping
  • Equipment selection
  • Assisted Tree Felling
  • Equipment selection and use
  • Load estimation
  • Planning the felling operation, using felling aids
  • Pulling considerations
  • Chainsaw checks
  • Using holding cuts
  • Dealing with hung up trees

Pre requisites: UA 301 CS 201 & 202 (Previously UA1, CS30&31)

Assessments

There is a full day of assessment following completion of the course. If you are interested in an assessment only option, please get in touch as this may be possible if you have the necessary skills to be able to pass the assessment without further training.

For information on prices and duration of these courses, please see our Utility Arb Courses page.

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