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Topics include:Design principles to include scale, proportion, unity, colour, and sizing, Site analysis, Plant use – colour, size, texture, Vertical/horizontal design, Soil conditions
Know the health and safety requirements for operating a stump grinder, Be able to carry out a risk assessment on a site, Be able to prepare the equipment and site for stump grinder operations, Be able to operate a stump grinder, Carry out maintenance on a stump grinder
This qualification is about the maintenance of a chainsaw and cross-cutting trees at ground level. Chainsaws used in aerial and ground work are covered and the work will be carried out in a workshop or woodland environment. “Routine” in this standard means corrective and preventative maintenance which is carried out daily or at regular intervals by the operator prior to and during work.
This qualification is about the directional felling of trees using a chainsaw. The felling technique will be appropriate to tree size, weight, condition and species as well as taking into account guide bar size and weather conditions.This covers both coniferous and broadleaved trees, trees that are upright, trees that are weighted towards and that are weighted against a given felling direction.
This standard is about the removal of single limb / parts of tree canopy to the complete removal of trees without the use of rigging equipment. It is also about the removal of tree sections from the crown using free-fall or hand thrown techniques.
This standard is about the removal of sections from a tree crown under the control of rope rigging and lifting gear. The work will be carried out by an operator with significant experience of arboriculture operations and chainsaw operations in a canopy.
This qualification is aimed at those who inspect lifting equipment in the arboriculture industry. The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER) 1998 require that all lifting equipment is subject to a regular thorough inspection by a competent person.
The course enables you to make livestock proof natural barriers, rejuvenate your existing hedgerows allowing them to put on new growth and improve structure. It ensures protection for crops and wildlife and can provide aesthetically pleasing screens in both domestic and rural gardens.
This qualification is for the pruning of trees using pole mounted, long reach pruning equipment, which may include: extendable pruning saws, powered pole pruners, loppers.
This course aims to allow current and potential delegate to gain the industry-wide and accepted NPTC accreditation with an integrated assessment to confirm safety and competence in the use of Ride-On Self Propelled Mowers.