land based training

View our full range of land based chainsaw training courses. All courses are concluded with an NPTC assessment 

Aerial training

View our full range of climbing and aerial training courses. All courses are concluded with an NPTC assessment

Machinery training

View our full range of machinery training courses. All courses are concluded with either an NPTC or LANTRA assessment


View our range of advanced training courses designed to further your skills in modern tree surgery techniques


LOLER inspections of climbing equipment should be carried out every 6 months. See how we can assist you

combined courses

View our full range of bespoke tree surgery training packages, designed to fast-track your career

Ground Up Training provides arboriculture & forestry training for all stages of your career. Our tree surgeon courses range from land based chainsaw training units, such as Chainsaw Maintenance & Cross-Cutting (CS30) and Felling Trees Up To 380mm (CS31), all the way up to our advanced training courses for more experienced arborists who are keen to further their skills in modern tree surgery techniques. Here you can find all aerial and tree climbing courses such as Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue (CS38) and Aerial  Tree Cutting (CS39). On this page you will also find our range of  machinery training, such courses as Stump Grinder training and Manually Fed Wood-Chipper training. Ground Up Training also offers complete training packages which have been carefully created to help you in you career as a tree surgeon. LOLER ( Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) is the compulsory check of tree climbing equipment, here you will find our LOLER services.  If you can not see a course you are interested in please get in contact to see how we can help you. 

our expertise

Advanced Arborist Training

20+ years industry experience

All our instructors and assessors have 20+ years experience within the tree surgery & forestry industry.

Be trained by leading arborists

Being trained by active tree surgeons will provide you with a range of additional knowledge to help you progress in your career.

Courses for all levels

We offer a wide range of tree surgeon courses suitable for all levels of experience.

Tree Surgeon Courses FAQs

Ground Up Training offers courses in chainsaw maintenance, felling trees, aerial rescue, tree climbing, and the use of machinery like stump grinders and wood-chippers.

The courses are designed for all experience levels, from beginners to seasoned professionals in the tree surgery industry.

The duration varies depending on the specific course, ranging from one-day refreshers to multi-week comprehensive training packages.

Successful participants will receive industry-recognized certifications, such as NPTC or LANTRA awards, upon completing the courses.

Yes, Ground Up Training provides complete training packages that combine multiple courses to fast-track your career as a tree surgeon.


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