Applied Science Discipline
In-Service Training

Certificate in Rigging Techniques and Aerial Rescue on Tree

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This programme aims to train the frontline arboriculture practitioners to acquire techniques of tree rigging and aerial rescue.

  1. choose and use appropriate knots for aerial tree work, rigging logs and aerial rescue;
  2. set and use false crotches and redirects for ascending tree for work and rescue;
  3. maneuver in the tree, including safe limb walking techniques and conduct tree works; and
  4. conduct aerial rescue for incapacitated climber.
Entry Requirements:

Entry Requirements

- Completion of S6 under the new academic structure/ S5 under the old academic structure AND at least two year’s relevant work experience; or
- Completion of a QF Level 2 programme that is deemed acceptable to the respective Programme Board AND at least one year’s relevant work experience; or
- Other relevant verifiable prior learning and/or at least three years’ relevant work experience that is/are deemed appropriate by respective Programme Board AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written.


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Validity Period:

01/09/2018 To 31/08/2021


Programme Enquiry: Mr. Chris HO (Tel: 2256 7127 / email:

General Enquiry: Ms. Vicky LEE (Tel: 3907 6825 / email:

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