Representing Arborists in Queensland & Nth NSW
23 Dec 2019

MIS303: Tree Dismantling – Techniques for Rigging and Aerial Tree Removal Operations

This is a two-day workshop based off the newly released Minimum Industry Standards (MIS) booklets produced by Arboriculture Australia.
This workshop will cover all aspects of Tree Climbing from Climbing equipment and inspection through to Tree Climbing core skills and Techniques.
All attendees will be supplied with their own copy of the MIS Booklet – MIS303 (TREE DISMANTLING – Techniques for rigging and aerial tree removal operations).

DAY ONE – Tuesday 7th July 2020
• Preparing for Tree Removal
• Dismantling Trees
• Completing Tree Removal
• Tree removal strategies
• Tree inspection for dismantling
• Hazard Control measures
• Basic rigging concepts
DAY TWO – Wednesday 8th July 2020
• Selecting and inspecting rigging equipment
• Rigging equipment configuration and proper use
• Introduction to forces in rigging
• Dismantling Trees
• Site Management
MIS303 covers the basics of tree dismantling, including site set up, equipment inspection, rigging techniques, the use of a chainsaw in trees, and some fundamental concepts of rigging forces and rigging system design. Many other techniques and rigging equipment configurations exist which are not discussed in this MIS booklet, but the information presented forms a solid foundation on which practitioners can build.


Henk Morgans is a world-renowned tree climber who specialises in technical tree work and is a Trainer Assessor.

As the co-founder of the Australian Institute of Arboriculture (AIA) and Evergreen Tree Care, his cutting-edge technical skills are both simple and highly effective
mixed with his ability to relate and present knowledge that is relevant and useful.
Henk has worked and climbed alongside some of the top climbers and Arborists from around the world. This has allowed great exposure to the mix of practical
skills and theoretical knowledge to back up these fundamental skills and techniques.
Henk has also had the privilege of working with several large manufacturers to design and test equipment.
Henk has presented workshops all around the world, as well as competed at State, National and International level Tree Climbing Championships.


2 Day Course:
NON MEMBER $436.00
Full Course – 6 Days Covering MIS303, MIS304 & MIS305
QUALIFIED MEMBER $1000.00 ($128 savings)
GENERAL MEMBER $1100.00 ($118 savings)
NON MEMBER $1200.00 ($108 savings)
Please read our Cancellation policy which can be found via the link below
16 Dec 2019

QAA 2020 Queensland Tree Climbing Competition


Nixon Park, Oxley
Friday 24th & Saturday 25th of July 2020


We welcome all Climbers new and experienced to take part in this exciting competition. This year to be held at the beautiful Nixon Park in Oxley.

Competitors must have current Financial Membership with the QAA to be eligible for any placings in the national or Asia Pacific’s Competitions.

Only FIRST TIME competitors are eligible to nominate in the Rookie Division.


Tickets can be purchased via this link. Get in quick to secure your Early Bird pricing and your competition shirt size.




Support our climbers and the magnificent efforts they put into the competition by Sponsoring one of the individual events.

Please contact our Office to discuss sponsorship options.

Phone: 07 3821 1488





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