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Basic Climbing Course


Become a Cutting Climber in Vegetation Management along the powerlines

Would you like to join those who are able to Climb and cut back overhanging follage from the powerlines?

This course has been specifically designed in consultation with our industry experts to include the following Units of Competency:

  • Current Climbing from the Arboriculture Training Package 
  • UET20319 Certificate II in ESI - Powerline Vegetation Control "Climbing Stream" 
  • Vegetation Workers  - Skills and Training Matrix

For further information on the units of competency included below, take a look at the qualification tab or download the brochure.



Every person learns differently and we provide a range of delivery methods with the attitude that we are here for you to help you build your new skills

Average duration is 6 days

Students have the opporutnity to perform monthly practical placement to help you formulate your skills and build your confidence. 


Entry Requirements 

DNA Training Solutions require applicants to have pre-requisite of a Certificate II in ESI - Powerline Vegetation Control with a minimum of experience as a Ground Crew personel.


Course sessions

Location Address Dates
Victoria 38 North St, Yea VIC 3717 Start date: 30 May 2022 08:00
End date: 31 May 2022 16:00
Victoria Office 4, Level 1 6 Wedgewood Rd, Hallam VIC 3803 Melbourne, Australia Email: belinda.t@dnatraining.com.au Phone: 0405781459 Start date: 04 Jul 2022 08:00
End date: 08 Jul 2022 16:00
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On successful completion of the 6 Day course you will receive a Statement of Attainment certifying your completion of the National Recognised Training. 

AHCPCM203 - Fell Small Trees

  • UETTDRVC34 Undertake release and rescue from a tree near live electrical apparatus
  • UETTDRVC21 Use climbing techniques to cut vegetation above ground near live electrical apparatus
  • AHCARB322 - Access trees for inspection (including AHCARB204A Undertake standard climbing techniques)
  • AHCPCM201A Recognise plants


This course is designed to be a short course where you learn the following skills and knowledge in a safe environment: 

What will you learn?

  • Double Rope Climbing Technique 
  • Single Rope Climbing Technique 
  • How to use Spurs 
  • Safely climb and trim back tree branches
  • Recognise different trees and application as a climbing arborist
  • Understand the requirements for working around the powerlines
  • Essential skills in climbing rescue of a cooworker in an emergency situation
  • Essential skills in quick descent techiques in cases of an emergency.
  • and much more



Theory Locations

With our Head Office based in Hallam at Norwood Industries we can provide quality training.

We have selected theory training rooms in Victoria:

  • Geelong
  • Hallam
  • Sunshine
  • Wantirna South
  • Yarra Valley
  • YEA

With 3 or more participants you can choose the location that best suits your organisation needs

For our list of Training Rooms in NSW, SA, TAS, NT, QLD and WA  contact admin@dnatraining.com.au


Pratical Locations

For our practical location, our Trainers and Assessors take you hands on and out into the field to apply your knowledge and form your skills in climbing, cutting and working around the powerlines.


Macclesfield, VIC

We have 90 acres of lush land that we use in Macclesfield Victoria to provide you with a simulated workplace enrivornment.


The training location in YEA is surrounded by forest areas perfect to apply your skills and knowledge

Wodonga, NSW

Enjoy the clean fresh air as you gain access to over 2000 acres of beautiful rich land to apply your skills


Contact us today for more information on suitable training locations or if you would like to discover if training can be held at your premises. 

We provide group training that tailors the training to suit your organisational needs.

We offer to train your staff in the correct use and technique with your equipment which will assist in minimising health and safety risks within the workplace.

Being professionally trained to ensure you and your team keeps on top of industry requirements


For a tailored training quote contact Belinda on 0405 781 459 or email belinda.t@dnatraining.com.au 


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