Tree Care Basics

Discover rope based arboriculture.

Petzl technical illustration of arborist working in a tree.Objectives

  • Understand the particular environment of rope based tree care.
  • Explain the differences between tree care and rope access or fall arrest.
  • Introduce specific equipment, techniques and industry best practices.
  • Experience the fundamental techniques and the use of specific equipment.

Please note, this module will not make you a professional arborist!


  • Introduction to the world of rope based tree care.
  • Recommendations and best practices.
  • Specific equipment.
  • Experience the principal methods for access to and movement in the crown.
  • Experience establishing hands free work positions.


  • Sales force, resellers.
  • Tree care commercial network.