NPTC Unit 309 / CS41 Dismantling and Rigging Course
NPTC unit 309 (CS41) – 3-day course for EXPERIENCED Arborists
CS41 – This 3-day Dismantling and Rigging course covers the use of specialist equipment in the tree to lower branches down instead of dropping them. Dismantling training involves some theory, including working out the weight of timber sections, safe configurations of equipment, choice of craning and climbing anchor points, and an understanding of the safe working loads and capacities of various items of equipment. The practical aspects of dismantling training include various methods of branch removal, topping out, and sectioning down.
This CS41 Dismantling and Rigging course run over 3 days for experienced arborists, this course prepares the candidate for the NPTC assessment 309 (CS41). Candidates are expected to remove 3 branches, then climb a pole on spikes and remove several sections – some thrown, some pushed off on a hinge, and some roped down.
We offer a 5-day course for less experienced arborists – please contact the office for further information
Pre-requisites for this course:
NPTC 201/202/203 – CS30/31 – Chainsaw Maint, Cross-cutting & Felling of Small Trees up to 380mm
NPTC 206/306/308 – CS38/39 – Access a Tree using Rope & Harness, Aerial Rescue Operations and Aerial Cutting in a tree with a Chainsaw using Free-fall techniques
This 3-day course is for experienced Arborists only
On completion of CS41, the candidate will be able to:
- Identify, inspect and comment upon key parts of the equipment to be used.
- Prepare the equipment for use ensuring the safety of themselves, other people and the environment.
- Comment upon the structure, condition and properties of the tree(s) to be worked upon.
- Use a chainsaw and other pruning tools whilst maintaining a working position within the crown of a tree using a rope and harness in conjunction with ground staff.
All our courses are full time.
Cost and Booking
Course fee: £615 pp (inc VAT)
A VAT exempt assessment is included in the course cost.
NPTC Assessments are taken the next day (where possible) following the training.
Maximum 4 people
10% discount is available if a client provides all 4 trainees for the course.