We're pleased to announce the launch of our new courses. Catering for everyone from professional arborists to homeowners, we have a wide variety available. Our training school is something we're now in a place to offer, and we're proud to do so. As professional arborists, we teach people the skills they need to work to the same standards we expect from our team.
Our business has undergone significant growth over the past few years, named as one of the Top 30 Arboricultural Businesses in the UK in 2020, it was an honour to be recognised amongst the best in the industry. As a trusted contractor for many businesses throughout South Wales, we're invested in pushing and improving the standards within the arboricultural industry.
If you're interested in taking part in any of our courses, please register your interest on the course page and we'll contact you with course dates and information.
ARB Team Courses
We offer City & Guilds training and have courses available for homeowners, as well as first aid qualifications for those in forestry and agricultural environments.
The courses we currently offer:
Homeowner Chainsaw Course. - This course is designed for homeowners who want to safely manage trees on their property. You will learn the basics of chainsaw care and maintenance, how to safely cross-cut trees for firewood and other purposes, and the basics of safe felling.
City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting, and Felling - This qualification will teach you everything you need to know about how to maintain your chainsaw, and how to cross-cut trees at ground level.
City & Guilds NPTC Level 3 Award in Felling and Processing Trees over 380mm - This qualification will teach you about the directional felling of trees over 380mm using a chainsaw.
City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue - This covers the accessing of trees via rope and harness.
City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate of Competence in Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness - This course will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to operate chainsaws from a rope and harness safely, in line with industry standards and current legislation.
City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Pruning - This course will equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to perform safe aerial tree pruning.
City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate of Competence in Aerial Tree Rigging - This qualification teaches you about the safe removal of a tree’s crown using rigging systems.
City & Guilds Level 2 Woodchipper - This course will teach you how to check the safety features of a woodchipper, woodchipper maintenance and how to safely operate the machine.
City & Guilds Level 2 Stump Grinder - This will teach you you will be taught how to check the safety features of a Stump Grinder, and how to keep one well-maintained.
City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of a Mobile Elevated Work Platform - The course covers preparing, operating and transporting a MEWP, which could be anything from a Scissor Lift to a Vertical Personnel Platform.
Level 3 Emergency First Aid at Work + Forestry - This qualification, supplied by MediArb, has been designed to provide the learner with the knowledge and competence to deal with first aid situations in a forestry/agricultural environment.
City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Safe Use of a Powered Pole Pruner - This qualification will teach you all about the safe pruning of trees using pole-mounted, long-reach pruning equipment. Our course lengths vary, some can be completed over one day, some take several days and will include assessments. Details are included on individual courses, but if you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch.