Technician Grade Membership

Technician Membership from just £15.58 per month


Technician membership recognises individuals who have achieved at least an RQF Level 3 qualification or higher in Arboriculture or a related discipline. Successful applicants can use the Arb Association Technician Member Logo and the post-nominals ‘TechArborA’.

Technician membership is designed to allow arboricultural professionals engaged in work across consultancy, contracting, local authority, education and research, to demonstrate their proficiency and knowledge to their clients and peers.

Technician Member Logo

Key Benefits

You will have the right to use ‘TechArborA’ after your name and use the Technician Member Logo on your reports, in your email footers and on business cards.

You will receive our quarterly ARB Magazines and Arboricultural Journals, with full access to back issues of these online.

You will also receive training and conference discounts.

You will have access to templates online, free technical advice, and regular email communications letting you know about industry news. You will also have access to a range of supplier discounts!

Technician membership is an individual membership grade, so the benefits will only apply to the individual applicant.



Technician membership is open to anyone with an RQF Level 3 academic qualification in Arboriculture or a related subject – to find out if you are eligible and how you should apply, please use our Technician Eligibility checker.

It is advised that applicants work within Arboriculture or a closely related discipline, as there is an ongoing CPD requirement for this grade – Technician members must achieve at least 10 hours of Arb CPD a year to maintain their membership.

As a Technician member you will be expected to comply with our Code of Ethics for the duration of your membership.


Which membership is right for me?

Use the form below to help you find which membership grade is right for you.