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Level 3 NPTC UA1 Utility Arboriculture


Basic electrical knowledge

NTPC UA1 Assessment

This course is the first step for people wishing to embark on a career within the utility arboriculture sector, or anyone required to work within the proximity of overhead powerlines.

Upon the completion of this course, the candidate will:

  • Understand the relevant industry legislation and safety guidelines associated with carrying out arboricultural work within the proximity off power lines;
  • Recognise the importance of carrying out separate electrical and site specific risk assessments with a robust emergency procedure;
  • Identify safety zones and understand their inherent dangers;
  • Understand the tree categorisation system;
  • Be able to identify electricity network voltages, equipment and component parts;
  • Be able to ensure their own and others safety on site when working within the proximity of overhead power lines;
  • Gain an understanding of the use of safety documents to further improve site safety.

Course requirements:

There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Course duration:

One day training with assessment on a separate day

For further information on costs and course dates, contact us.