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NEW STANDARDS TESTED IN ITALY

Nov 26, 2016Posted by ABA Admin

 
Standards Testing Italy

ABA Qualification Centre: Fito-consult of Italy hosted a 5 day assessor training event held at the European School of Varese during late November. New machinery assessors participated in pilot testing sessions related to the safe use of mobile elevating work platforms & subsequent verification of the new European standards. This is the second new machinery qualification under development by ABA technical specialists & Vet-Safety project team further developments are planned for 2017.

INPROFA CONFERENCE & GA 2016

Sep 14, 2016Posted by ABA Admin

 

ABA members & partners successfully hosted the 1st new forestry & arboriculture research conference at Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic during early September. The conference abstracts and proceedings can be found here. The unique 2 day conference featured distinguished researchers & speakers from:

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  • Canada
  • Latvia
  • Germany
  • Great Britain
  • Italy
  • Romania
  • Spain

A brief overview can be seen here

Following the conference and an update on progress of the current Vet-Safety project the annual ABA General Assembly was held. Highlights included:

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  • Presidents report on increased membership & qualifications awarded, increased recognition of ABA awards, new developments within ABA and event scheduling for 2017 etc
  • Vice-Presidentís presentation of the ABA chainsaw assessor award to the instructor representing new ABA members from Slovakia
  • Appointments of the 1st Chairs of the new qualification technical committees respectively Mr Bo Brockmann-University of Copenhagen and Mr Pavel Nevrkla-Mendel University

The next ABA assessor training events will be held in Czech Republic during October and in Italy during November. Further information can be obtained via the Secretariat.

CHAINSAW SUCCESS IN DENMARK

Jun 27, 2016Posted by ABA Admin

 
Chainsaw Success Denmark

ABA members & Vet-Safety project members returned to Denmark recently for continuation training of potential ABA chainsaw assessors. Many participants were already holders of the European Chainsaw Certificate having qualified in previous training events. 5 days of intensive training also included tree climbing & aerial use of chainsaws (includes the new European Chainsaw Qualification), use of winching equipment and remote 1st aid training.

Participants undertook assessor training, supervised assessments and verification under observation by experienced ABA members representing industry & awarding bodies. The successful newly qualified ABA assessors received their certificates prior to enjoying the midsummer celebrations. Assessors that successfully met the standards represent the following countries where ABA chainsaw qualifications are available:

Certificate Award Denmark
  • Czech Republic
  • Slovakia
  • Latvia
  • Ireland
  • Romania

A number of other chainsaw instructors have also progressed to reach the next stages of assessor training & evaluation at upcoming events. More information is available via the Secretariat.

SKILLS CONFERENCE-SLOVENIA

May 15, 2016Posted by ABA Admin

 
ARBORIST SKILLS CONFERENCE-SLOVENIA 2016

Another successful skills event has recently been undertaken in Slovenia hosted by ABA awarding body members SGLS Postojna. The event included training & assessment in chainsaw & tree climbing skills which involved over 25 participants and support staff from ABA International. The new European chainsaw safety at heights qualification-A2 was successfully completed by some of the candidates & results appraised for the Erasmus + Vet-Safety project during the 3-day event. Assessor workshops were also undertaken & new ABA skills assessors were trained and evaluated during the event.

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26/06/2017 30/06/2023 ASSESSOR EVENT TRAINING ABA INTERNATIONAL CZECH REPUBLIC secretariat@aba-skills.com
23/05/2017 26/05/2017 ABA CERTIFICATION TRAINING SGLS SLOVENIA secretariat@aba-skills.com
27/03/2017 31/03/2017 ASSESSOR EVENT TRAINING ABA INTERNATIONAL ROMANIA secretariat@aba-skills.com
21/11/2016 25/11/2016 ASSESSOR EVENT TRAINING ABA INTERNATIONAL ITALY secretariat@aba-skills.com
06/09/2016 07/09/2016 Innovations in Professional Practice within Forestry & Arbor CONFERENCE ABA & MENDELU BRNO, CZ secretariat@aba-skills.com http://aba.mendelu.cz/
06/09/2016 08/09/2016 GA & Management event MEETING ABA INTERNATIONAL BRNO, CZ secretariat@aba-skills.com
20/06/2016 24/06/2016 ASSESSOR EVENT TRAINING ABA INTERNATIONAL AUNING, DK secretariat@aba-skills.com
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28/09/2015 30/09/2015 ABA GA Management event ABA INTERNATIONAL Wien, Austria secretariat@aba-skills.com
01/06/2015 05/06/2015 International 'Train the trainer' TRAINING ABA INTERNATIONAL Czech Republic secretariat@aba-skills.com
23/03/2015 27/03/2015 International 'Train the trainer' TRAINING ABA INTERNATIONAL Romania secretariat@aba-skills.com
15/12/2014 19/12/2014 International 'Train the trainer' TRAINING ABA INTERNATIONAL Czech Republic secretariat@aba-skills.com
09/09/2014 11/09/2014 2nd GENERAL ASSEMBLY 9-11 Sep 2014 MEETING ABA INTERNATIONAL University of Copenhagan, Denmark secretariat@aba-skills.com
25/08/2014 27/08/2014 ABA LOLER Level 1&2 TRAINING ABA INTERNATIONAL Czech Republic secretariat@aba-skills.com
18/08/2014 22/08/2014 "TRAIN THE TRAINER" TRAINING ABA INTERNATIONAL Czech Republic secretariat@aba-skills.com
04/08/2014 08/08/2014 ABA CLIMBING Level 1&2 TRAINING ABA INTERNATIONAL Czech Republic secretariat@aba-skills.com
28/07/2014 01/08/2014 ABA CHAINSAW Level 1&2 TRAINING ABA INTERNATIONAL Czech Republic secretariat@aba-skills.com