SRT Climber

TCIA’s Tree Care Academy SRT Climber course is designed to verify that your employees understand basic safety concepts required to climb using single-rope technique (SRT) during tree care operations.

SRT Climber

The course covers:

  • Anchoring
  • Support points
  • Re-directing the climbing line
  • Vector forces as applied to tree strength for climbing
  • SRT equipment selections based on rope compatibility

The SRT Climber training program manual is only available in English.

Benefits for Employees

Completion of this training program shows that you have the knowledge required for safe and efficient methods of work positioning through the tree on a stationary rope.

Benefits for Employers

This program will help you verify – according to OSHA and ANSI Z133.1 guidelines – that employees have the skills needed to work safely using the SRT climbing method at the job site. SRT Climber is designed to be used in conjunction with on-the-job training.

SRT Climber Specialist Enrollment

$34.99 for TCIA members ($54.99 non-members). Fee includes the program manual.

The fee also includes:

  • Test correction by TCIA
  • Transcript storage in TCIA database
  • Helmet decal, certificate and laminated wallet card upon completion

Completion of this program qualifies for 2.25 ISA CEUs / 2.25 CTSP CEUs.

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