Mainly for the Trade:
The ARB Approved Contractor
scheme now provides more work opportunities for more tree surgery contractors than ever before. Assessment criteria and fees vary according to business size –for example the “small business” category is suitable for any tree work business of up to 5 people.
The Standards are broken down into four broad headings or modules, as follows:
Module 1: Site safety (on site operations – including rigging competence)
Module 2: Finished work (pruning, planting, arb knowledge)
Module 3: Office support (customer care, insurance, licences)
Module 4: Health and Safety (regulatory compliance and training).