Groundsman Training Package
3 week course
Generally, when starting out as a tree surgeon the first role is the Groundsman. Our complete Groundsman training package will provide you all the necessary training and NPTC assessments required, along with hazard awareness training and a talk from our expert tree surgeons discussing the role of the groundsman. This 3 week course can either be attended in a 3 week block or spaced out into individual sections.
The start of your first week will cover a discussion on the roles of the groundsman, hazard awareness training and manually fed wood chipper training. Your first week will end with your Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross Cutting training and assessments. Your second week will cover Felling Trees Up To 380mm. You will learn how to fell trees in a variety of forms, and how to deal with hung up trees. Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue is the last week of your groundsman training. You will learn how to access and climb trees, learn how to climb a pole and perform aerial rescue.
Who is the course for?
This fast track tree surgery course is the best way to start your career. It is ideal for all candidates who wish to gain all the necessary qualifications necessary to become a fully qualified groundsman within Arboriculture. This course is also ideal to employers who would like to fast track their staff into a being a groundsman they can rely on to send out with their teams.
NPTC Units INCLUDED
price and booking
Course cost: £1845+VAT per person price includes NPTC assessment fees.
Booking: If you would like to book, please review the requirements below and follow the link to our contact form.
Dates: Please click the link below to view our online calendar for all course dates.