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Fast track Tree surgeon Advanced

Packages are available to cater for multiple learning needs. 

Including Tree pruning, Tree Rigging, Arborist ground worker, Felling trees over 380mm , Emergency tree works  First aid at work + F

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The cost of this intensive Example package is £2320.00 +vat = £2784.00

Duration approx 4 weeks to complete between Monday - Friday, some flexibility maybe needed i.e Saturday's for the assessments where further study is required. 

Prerequisits NPTC Units are required. 201 202 203 206 306 308

Max 4 candidates

Min 3 candidates 

Students over 16 years

Course Introduction.

Specifically designed to give you a great foundation in your future career as an arborist, 

on this course you will gain nationally recognised qualifications as well as the knowledge to back them up, with practical hands on skills using industry proffesional equipment, machines & techniques in application.  

You will learn from a highly trained commercial team which will help you throughout your course, with insights into the real world of arboriculture.

Course Content

Tree Surgeon [ Advanced ]  

  • NPTC Unit 307 – Tree pruning ( old Cs40 )
  • NPTC Unit 309 – Tree rigging ( old Cs41 )
  • NPTC Unit 207 – Assist aerial colleaque ground worker ( old Cs45 )
  • NPTC Unit 301 – Felling & processing of trees over 380mm (old Cs32)
  • NPTC Unit 305 – Emergency Tree work operations
  • Qualsafe First Aid at Work + F (forestry)

Attendance does not guarantee certification to the above as your full participation is needed, we can guide you but awards are subject to your own commitment in order to gain these acheivements.  

Please see our PPE page to see what kit you need to bring with you PPE 

Residential options are available which are ideal for those where daily travel is an issue or HM Forces leavers looking toward resettlement package options.


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Courses are delivered to give the candidate the knowledge & practical skill to achieve certificates of competence by assessment by bodies such as NPTC City & Guilds.

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Combined Arborists Starter Courses


Combined Grounds Maintenance Course


Tree Surgery Tree Climbing, Aerial Rescue & Tree Pruning, Tree Dismantling, Ground assistant.


Chainsaw  Maintenance, Small & Large Tree Felling, Dangerous Trees, Polechainsaws.


Farm: Tractor Driving including Loader attachments, Trailer & Pto Attachments,  Quad Bike Use,

Pto Boom Pesticides Spraying. 


Land:  Strimmers, Hedgecutters, Grass Mowers, Backpack Pesticide Spraying


Machinery: Woodchippers, Stump Grinders, Mini Digger Use, Cherry Picker Use.


First Aid: 1 Day & Multiple Day Trauma & First Aid Training.