Climbing Arborist – KPU Fall 2018

Date: Monday 22nd October, 2018

Time: 8:00am

  • October 22, 2018 - December 16, 2018
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

This program is for technical training for the Climbing Arborist Apprenticeship

*** A student wishing to register for the Climbing Arborist technical training, must have completed and received a Certificate of Qualification for Arborist Technician Certification, in order to register for this training session.

October 22, 2018 to December 16, 2018

 

Information & Registration

Location: Langley Campus

 

Program Equipment Requirements

Apprentices are required to supply their own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and climbing equipment.

PPE to include:

  • ANSI approved hard hat or helmet with 4 point chin strap and visor
  • Hearing protection (muffs or plugs)
  • CSA approved safety glasses
  • WorkSafeBC approved (3600 fpm) chainsaw pants or chaps
  • CSA approved boots with ankle support
  • Leather gloves for rigging
  • Rubber gloves for climbing
  • Class 2 hi-viz apparel

Climbing equipment to include:

  • 12’ 8 to 10 mm, Prusik cord
  • Single eye split tail
  • Eye to eye split tail (optional)
  • Saddles (ANSI approved arborist saddle)
  • Approved lanyard and adjuster
  • Tree climbing spurs
  • Personal first aid kit with pressure bandage
  • 2 – Double auto-locking carabiners 23 kN
  • Climbing rope 150’ x ½” 6000 lbs tensile
  • Micro pulley with utility carabiner
  • Figure 8 descender

Climbing Arborist Manual will be available at the KPU Bookstore