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New date for SRT course - 16th May 2017


Only a few places remaining - Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cut - 8th - 10th May - £450

- contact training@arborventure or call: 01590 683540 to book your place now!

UK Open Tree Climbing Competition


Price: £40.00 per competitor

Date: 3rd and 4th June 2017 (Site open to climbers from 4pm Friday 2nd June)

Venue: Cuffnells Lodge East, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7DP


Competitor Registration Form (Please click here to download booking form)

Volunteer Form (Please click here to download booking form)



tree climbing

Held by Arbor Venture Training, and being run under ISA rules. It is advisable for all competitors to read the rules which can be found HERE


Preliminary events:



Top climbers go through to the Masters climb to show their skills and techniques. Open to all, from complete novice to experienced old timers. The emphasis is on fun and education so if you've always wanted to give it a go this would be a great comp to start at.


For regular updates and further information, please visit our page on Facebook by clicking HERE.


For places to stay visit or free camping is available on site. This is a private site so facilities are limited to light refreshments, drinking water and toilets, so bring your own supplies. There will be a bonfire on the saturday evening or local pubs. Bring your friends and family along.


Terms & Conditions Apply


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Chainsaw & Tree Climbing TrainingArbor Venture Training Class

Based in Hampshire’s beautiful New Forest. Arbor Venture Training is one of the South’s leading independent training providers for the forestry and arboriculture industry.

As a registered Lantra training provider, all our courses are delivered to National Vocational Standards. We cover all chainsaw and tree climbing courses and cater for all levels of candidates whether you are looking at a new career, advancing your skills or needing a refresher; as an individual or as part of a company.

For those of you who are entering the industry afresh, we can train you from start to finish in everything you need to know to become a qualified and competent tree care worker.

Plus, to make life easier for you and to provide a complete package, license to practice assessments are built into each course and are included in the course fee.

We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of our customers and their individual requirements, and provide personal, high-energy and friendly training.


Our Instructors and Assessors teach to the highest standards. Working within the tree care industry they have an extensive knowledge and keep up to date with the safest and latest techniques.


We can provide you with all the equipment you need for the courses, check your current equipment and advise you on what is most suitable for your needs.


Go to our Courses and Assessments page to get started.




Fully equipped Workshop / Classroom

Small kitchen

Male / Female Toilets

Ample Free on site parking

Functional tree care yard and various woodland sites for all our courses

All equipment use free of charge


Thorough Examination of Arboricultural Equipment


Arbor Venture Training is pleased to offer a new service. 6 and 12 monthly LOLER examinations carried out by fully qualified and insured NPTC inspectors. Our in house inspectors have a wide range of arboricultural knowledge and experience with both climbing and rigging equipment.
Please call our office for details and discuss your requirments. 01590 683540.



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