Sep 12 - 13 2024

Basic Arborist Climbing Skills and Aerial Rescue Training

We have a great program for you to attend. Improve your climbing skills, learn new skills, setting ropes and many more advance trainings for all arborist.
We are having ACRT from Ohio come to City of Pleasant Hill at Doanes Park Youth Center. Address 5050 Doanes Park Rd for 2-day event on September 12-13th
The speaker for this event is Jeremy McCombs. His class schedule and training knowledge is listed below.

ACRT Arborist Training

ACRT Arborist Training is a division under ACRT, Inc. Our Urban Forestry and Arborist Training is the core service line on which ACRT was founded. We offer a variety of vocational and safety training programs, continuing education initiatives, and utility arboriculture workshops across the country. These classes and events help to generate the finest, most knowledgeable personnel in the tree care and the vegetation management industry. ACRT places great value in training safety-focused, knowledgeable leaders. We offer a broad array of classes, programs, and workshops designed to provide attendees with the latest knowledge and skills they need to make their urban forestry and utility vegetation management careers successful. Courses are designed for employees from municipalities, line clearance companies, utility workers, government agencies, and tree care companies.

ACRT Arborist Training is pleased to provide this proposal for a two-day custom arborist training
workshop for sixty (60) students for the Iowa Arborist Association. This workshop will be set up as lecture and demonstration with no hands-on component for students and will cover the topics of aerial rescue, pre-job protocol, and climbing techniques.

ACRT Arborist Training proposes the following schedule.

Day 1

  • Tree inspection and jobsite setup
  • PPE guidelines
  • Gear and rope inspection
  • Setting ropes and friction savers from the ground
  • Knots for climbing
  • Canopy access techniques
  • Tools to reduce fatigue
  • Stationary vs moving rope systems (limitations and strengths of each)
  • Climbing device selection and knots vs mechanical ascent
  • Moving around the canopy efficiently
  • Lanyard (flip line) tips and tricks
  • Q and A

Day 2

  • Basic rigging tools
  • Climbing with spikes
  • Safe chainsaw use aloft
  • Aerial rescue protocol
  • First Aid for an injured climber
  • Aerial rescue techniques demonstrated
  • Q and A time

If you would like to attend this event, please fill out registration form before the Deadline of August 16th 2024. Class will fill up quickly so registration please do promptly.

ISA Chapter Member $ 300.00 per person
Non Member $350.00 per person
All registration costs will provide manuals, certificates, and lunch for both days.
Don’t wait!!!! Sign up today.

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