Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Pruning 0039-31 (formerly CS 40)

This course is for arborists needed to be trained to prune trees using the correct techniques.


  • Be able to promote health & safety and industry good practice
  • Be able to carry out aerial tree pruning
  • Understand relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice
  • Understand how to carry out aerial tree pruning

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Chainsaw Trousers – Class 1 type A (front protection) or C (all around protection), Chainsaw Boots, Head Protection – to include head, ear and eye protection and Chainsaw Gloves       

 Equipment: Chainsaw, fuel/oil, maintenance tools, Hand pruning tools, Harness, Climbing ropes approx 30metres, Min of 4 karabiners triple action, Adjustable strop / lanyard, 2 tape slings small – medium. All must have current LOLER certificate

Next course date:  Please contact the office to express an interest

Duration:  2 days

This is an independent assessment on a separate day

Price:  £300 + VAT

Registration:  £15 + VAT

Assessment:  £160

A deposit secures a place on the course

VAT is charged @ 20%

Any queries please contact us.

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