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ArborMaster announced its 2012 Open Enrollment Training Modules. The schedule is as follows:

2012 ArborMaster Open Enrollment Schedule

ArborMaster 2012 Open Enrollment Hands-On Training Modules


 


Date:                            March 27-28, 2012


Location:                      Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Precision Tree Felling & Chainsaw Handling


 


Course Description


The participants will be educated in modern felling techniques; and learn a systematic method to plan the operation and skillfully work the plan. Practices based on leverage, mechanical advantage, and ergonomics, as they relate to precision felling and chainsaw handling, will be taught, demonstrated, and experienced.  Students will be trained in practical exercises to develop skills and measure results. This course will teach how planning, skill development, and preventative maintenance equal increased safety and productivity.


 


Course Topics


·         Safety and Risk Management


·         Chainsaw Operation


·         Chainsaw Cutting 


·         Felling Procedures 


·         Specialized Felling Procedures 


·         Chainsaw Maintenance


 


For full course description, contact ArborMaster


 


Contact:                        ArborMaster


Phone:                          860.429.5028


Fax:                              860.429.5058


E-mail:                          Info@ArborMaster.com


Website:                       www.ArborMaster.com


Cost:                            Visit Fast Facts section at www.ArborMaster.com


 


 


ArborMaster 2012 Open Enrollment Hands-On Training Modules


Date:                            March 29-31, 2012


Location:                      Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Tree Climbing Methods, Work Positioning & Best Practice


 


Course Description


The participants will be educated and trained in modern tree climbing systems; and learn about the tools and techniques that make tree climbing and work positioning safer, easier, and more efficient. Basic concepts of physics and mechanical advantage will be introduced as they relate to climbing systems. This course will also introduce participants to work positioning best practice with hand saws & chain saws emphasizing safety, skill and productivity; through both theoretical and practical learning activities. 


 


Course Topics


•               Safety and Risk Management


•               Setting Lines and Establishing Tie-in Points


•               Climbing Equipment


•               Ropes: Care, Construction, and Maintenance 


•               Climbing Knots and Hitches


•               Rope Climbing


•               Spur Climbing: Methods and Best Practice 


•               Climbing Techniques and Methods 


•               Working Aloft


 


For full course outline, contact ArborMaster


 


Contact:                        ArborMaster


Phone:                          860.429.5028


Fax:                              860.429.5058


E-mail:                          Info@ArborMaster.com


Website:                       www.ArborMaster.com


Cost:                            Visit Fast Facts section at www.ArborMaster.com


 


 


ArborMaster 2012 Open Enrollment Hands-On Training Modules


Date:                            April 2-3, 2012 


Location:                      Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Arborist Rigging Applications (for climbers & aerial lift users)


 


Pre-requisites:


·         L1 Tree Climbing Methods & Best Practice


·         L1 Precision Felling, Chainsaw Handling, Safety, and Ergonomics


 


Course Description


The participants will be educated in modern arborist rigging applications; and learn about the tools and techniques that make rigging safer, easier, and more efficient. Basic concepts of physics, system dynamics, force management, and factors of safety will be introduced as they relate to rigging systems. This course emphasizes safety, skill development, and productivity; and consists of both theoretical and practical learning activities.


 


                         Course Topics


·         Rigging Safety and Risk Management


·         Rigging Physics 


·         Rigging Lines and Rope Tools


·         Rigging Hardware


·         Rigging Cutting Techniques


·         Rigging Techniques


 


                                 For full course outline, contact ArborMaster


Contact:                        ArborMaster


Phone:                          860.429.5028


Fax:                              860.429.5058


E-mail:                          Info@ArborMaster.com


Website:                       www.ArborMaster.com


Cost:                            Visit Fast Facts section at www.ArborMaster.com


 


 


ArborMaster 2012 Open Enrollment Hands-On Training Modules


Date:                            April 23-24, 2012


Location:                      Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster Level 2 Tree Climbing Methods & Best Practice


                                    Pre-requisite:  L1 Tree Climbing Methods & Best Practices


 


Course Description


This interactive and hands on course provides ample practice and discussion time of more advanced climbing techniques.  The advantage and limitations of various types of rope tools, their use and construction will be discussed and practically analyzed.  Re-directional climbing techniques will be practiced and explored.  Throwline types, shot pouch selection and techniques will be practically demonstrated.  Innovations in saddle design and climbing accessories will also be introduced, analyzed and examined.


 


Course Topics


·         Risk Management


·         Throwline 


·         Climbing Equipment


·         Rope and Rope Tools


·         Advanced Knots & Climbing Hitches 


·         Systematic Climbing Tactics 


 


For full course outline, contact ArborMaster


Contact:                              ArborMaster


Phone:                                860.429.5028


Fax:                                    860.429.5058


E-mail:                                Info@ArborMaster.com


Website:                             www.ArborMaster.com


Cost:                                  Visit Fast Facts section at www.ArborMaster.com


 


ArborMaster 2012 Open Enrollment Hands-On Training Modules


Date:                            April 25-27, 2012


Location:                      Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L2 Arborist Rigging Applications


                                    Pre-requisite:  L1 Arborist Rigging Applications


             


Course Description


The participants will be educated as members of small working teams, employing modern tools and equipment. Arborist Rigging Applications (Level 2) builds on the principles and practical skills acquired in L1. The concepts of system dynamics, force management, design factors, and working load limits will be re-examined; and new concepts, methods, and principles that relate to rigging systems will be taught. The students will learn to plan and execute compound rigging systems in challenging field exercises. This course emphasizes safety, skill development, and productivity; and consists of both theoretical and practical learning activities.


 


Course Outline


•      Rigging Safety and Risk Management


•      Rigging Physics


•      Rigging Lines and Rope Tools


•      Rigging Hardware 


•      Rigging Cutting Techniques 


•      Rigging Techniques 


 


For full course outline, contact ArborMaster


Contact:                              ArborMaster


Phone:                                860.429.5028


Fax:                                    860.429.5058


E-mail:                                Info@ArborMaster.com


Website:                             www.ArborMaster.com


Cost:                                  Visit Fast Facts section at www.ArborMaster.com


 


 


ArborMaster 2012 Open Enrollment Hands-On Training Modules


Date:                            June 4-5, 2012


Location:                      Haddam, Connecticut


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Precision Tree Felling & Chainsaw Handling


 


Course Description


The participants will be educated in modern felling techniques; and learn a systematic method to plan the operation and skillfully work the plan. Practices based on leverage, mechanical advantage, and ergonomics, as they relate to precision felling and chainsaw handling, will be taught, demonstrated, and experienced.  Students will be trained in practical exercises to develop skills and measure results. This course will teach how planning, skill development, and preventative maintenance equal increased safety and productivity.


 


Course Topics


·         Safety and Risk Management


·         Chainsaw Operation


·         Chainsaw Cutting 


·         Felling Procedures 


·         Specialized Felling Procedures 


·         Chainsaw Maintenance


 


For full course outline, contact ArborMaster


Contact:                        ArborMaster


Phone:                          860.429.5028


Fax:                              860.429.5058


E-mail:                          Info@ArborMaster.com


Website:                       www.ArborMaster.com


Cost:                            Visit Fast Facts section at www.ArborMaster.com


 


 


ArborMaster 2012 Open Enrollment Hands-On Training Modules


Date:                            June 6-8, 2012


Location:                      Haddam, Connecticut


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Tree Climbing Methods, Work Positioning & Best Practice


 


Course Description


The participants will be educated and trained in modern tree climbing systems; and learn about the tools and techniques that make tree climbing and work positioning safer, easier, and more efficient. Basic concepts of physics and mechanical advantage will be introduced as they relate to climbing systems. This course will also introduce participants to work positioning best practice with hand saws & chain saws emphasizing safety, skill and productivity; through both theoretical and practical learning activities. 


 


Course Topics


•               Safety and Risk Management


•               Setting Lines and Establishing Tie-in Points


•               Climbing Equipment


•               Ropes: Care, Construction, and Maintenance 


•               Climbing Knots and Hitches


•               Rope Climbing


•               Spur Climbing: Methods and Best Practice 


•               Climbing Techniques and Methods 


•               Working Aloft


 


For full course outline, contact ArborMaster


Contact:                        ArborMaster


Phone:                          860.429.5028


Fax:                              860.429.5058


E-mail:                          Info@ArborMaster.com</A

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