Powered Pole Pruners

Also known as: CS48 Powered Pole Pruners

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Course information:

This qualification is for the pruning of trees using pole mounted, long reach pruning equipment.  Our courses provide candidates with the knowledge and confidence to operate Powered Pole Pruners safely and effectively, saving their employer time and money.

Who is the course for?

This practical, hands-on course is suitable for anyone who needs to prune trees using a pole powered pruner.

Course objectives:

To enable course members to understand:

  • The hazards arising from the use of powered pole pruners & the precautions that should be observed
  • Their responsibilities under current legislation
  • How to use powered pole pruners safely & efficiently

Course content (dependent upon existing qualifications):

  • Current legislation, operator responsibilities and best practice
  • The risks associated with the use of powered pole pruners & the main causes of accidents
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Daily & routine maintenance
  • The function of the main components
  • Pre-cutting safety checks
  • Operating the powered pole pruner safely, effectively & comfortably
  • Basic pruning
  • Site safety & risk assessments


1 – 2 Days, dependent upon qualification body

Accreditation options:

City & Guilds (NPTC)

Lantra Awards

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