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Powered Pole Pruner Refresher

CPD and short courses (short course)


1 day


Refresh your training in safely using and maintaining a Powered Pole Pruner in this one day course which is approved by Lantra Awards.

Full description

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who needs to refresh their training in using or maintaining a powered pole pruner as part of their work in arboriculture, forestry or other industries.


Please register your interest and we'll be in touch when new dates are available.

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


Bookings of up to four people


Contact details

Short Courses team
For group bookings and other enquiries please email [email protected]

Entry requirements

You must be competent in the use of a powered pole pruner and bring your own machine.

We are governed by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations therefore candidates will not be allowed to start the course without the correct equipment. You may prefer for your comfort and safety to bring your own Personal Protective Equipment. We strongly recommend you also wear a high visibility vest.

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

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We'll be in touch when new dates are available.

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