Acquire key tree inspection skills with our one-day course for learners.
Identifying hazardous trees is a vital part of a number of jobs, from park rangers to estate workers.
Our training is designed to help you recognise and then report issues to an appropriate expert.
It's a basic one-day course to give you the knowledge to be able to identify potential hazards.
This is a training course only - a certificate of attendance will be issued.
We'll guide you through the process with a balanced mix of theory and practice.
You'll learn the relevant health and safety issues, as well as key legislation and risk assessments.
A practical session identifying hazardous trees will also form part of the course.
- Health and safety
- Risk assessment
- Legal framework
- Collecting the information
- The limits and scope of the surveys
- Hazardous trees
Worth noting: Although our course is mostly classroom-based, you'll be expected to be able to look at a range of trees outside.
If you have mobility problems or a medical condition that could have an impact on your health and safety, please let us know prior to the course.
This course is targeted at those who may have a responsibility for trees in the course of their work.
Examples would include:
- Local Authority Highway Inspectors
- Forest and Woodland managers
- Park Rangers
- Farmers and Landowners.
Additionally, this course may be useful for those who work with trees in a voluntary capacity
By the end of the course, you'll be able to:
State the legal and safety implications of hazardous trees
Maintain your own health and safety while carrying out a basic tree survey and inspection
Recognise hazardous trees
Determine level of risk
Decide on an appropriate course of action
Collect and maintain adequate information
Recognise your own limitations.