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Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness Refresher CPD

CPD and short courses (short course)


1 day


Maintain your levels of competence and make sure you're working to current industry best practice, with our one-day refresher course in Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness, at Writtle College.

Who should attend?

Our refresher course is suitable for professionals who use a chainsaw as part of their work, and who already hold an aerial tree cutting qualification.


Dates are to be confirmed.

Please register your interest in future courses and we'll be in touch when dates are arranged.

Where you'll study

Your faculty

At Writtle College, our courses blending classroom learning with hands-on experience in specialised fields such as sport, agriculture, horticulture, animal studies, equine studies, conservation and floristry.

Our Level 2 and Level 3 programmes are designed to prepare you for your future career or higher education pathways.

Study on our beautiful countryside campus, with dedicated resource centres and state-of-the-art facilities – and be a part of our supportive community.

Where can I study?

Writtle campus
Aerial view of farm building and fields at ARU Writtle

Our picturesque 150-hectare campus is situated in the heart of the Essex countryside.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

Standard fee


Contact details

Short Courses team
[email protected]

Entry requirements

You must already hold an aerial tree cutting qualification.

This intensive, practical course requires a good level of physical fitness and an ability to study written technical information.

Equipment is provided but you may prefer to bring your own climbing equipment and personal protective equipment (PPE), as outlined above in the section 'Full description'. If you choose to do this, all PPE and rigging equipment must comply with LOLER regulations.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in this course.

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