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Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue C&G – Certificate of Competence – Level 2



Type of study



  • 12/08/2024 - 19/08/2024 (CL2CTCR/PG01)
  • 07/10/2024 - 14/10/2024 (CL2CTCR/PG02)
  • 27/01/2025 - 03/02/2025 (CL2CTCR/PG03)
  • 24/03/2025 - 31/03/2025 (CL2CTCR/PG04)
  • 12/05/2025 - 19/05/2025 (CL2CTCR/PG05)




Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF


09:00 - 16:30

What will I learn?

The City & Guilds NPTC Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing and Aerial Rescue is the updated version of the now superseded CS38 certificate.
Course duration excludes weekends.

Entry Requirements

This course is a prerequisite for Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness. Applicants also need to be over 17 years of age and must be physically fit and not afraid of heights – this is a physically demanding course

Further Information

All tools and safety equipment provided free for the duration of the course.

Fee Details 2

Due to funding restrictions, anyone who doesn’t live in England, isn’t a UK resident^ or who lives in the local authority areas^ of:

Cambridge and Peterborough
Greater London Authority
Greater Manchester
Liverpool City Region
North of Tyne Combined Authority
North East
South Yorkshire
Tees Valley
West Midlands
West Yorkshire
West of England

Will be unable to apply for fee remission and may be subject to higher course fees than those published.

^go to this page on our website to check if your postcode is in a Devolved Funding Area or to check eligibility if you are a non-UK resident

If you don’t live in England or are not a UK resident or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.

Fee Code


Fee Remission

Free if aged 19+ and unemployed or have a gross salary income (excl benefits) below £25,000*

*includes those who are employed, self-employed, unemployed, not employed. Please contact the College for further information on gross salary income (excl benefits) below £25,000 funding eligibility.

For further information on fee remission details linked to the above Fee Code – refer to our PT Application form on our website.

All fee remission is subject to availability of Government funding at the start date of a course and eligibility criteria.

Please Note

All fees quoted are correct at the time of print and may be subject to change. Due to funding restrictions this course is not available to existing full time Sparsholt College/Andover College students aged 16, 17 or 18 (or 19-24 with an EHCP) on the 31/8 in the year they started/start their course.