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Basic Tree Survey and Inspection

07/06/2017

Wokingham, Berkshire


TR:BTI-170607-WOK


Ben Abbatt


6 hours


Fully Booked


1 day ( 9.00 - 16.30 approximately) 


Exc. VAT Inc. VAT

Course Objectives:

To enable attendees to:

State the legal and safety implications of hazardous trees

Maintain your own health and safety while carrying out Basic Tree Survey and Inspection

Recognize hazardous trees

Determine level of risk

Decide on an appropriate course of action

Collect and maintain adequate information

Recognize your own limitations

Course aim:

This one-day course aims to provide specific tree survey and inspection training at a basic level for contractors, highway engineers, tree wardens, grounds maintenance staff, rangers and other persons of a non-arboricultural background or with limited arboricultural knowledge, to allow them to identify obvious defects from ground level and then to report their finding to a line manager.

Course Content:

Course Content:

Introduction

PPE

Risk Assessment

Legal Framework

Tree Surveys

Tree Inspections

Tree Hazard Assessment

Determining the scope and limits of the survey

Highways Parks, gardens, woodland Hazardous trees Methodology – what to look for

Recording pro-formas

Survey / inspection exercise

 

Publications included in package:

Lantra Awards workbook for Basic Tree Survey and Inspection

Arboricultural Association publication: ‘Tree surveys: a guide to good practice’ Site specific risk assessment form

Certificate claim forms

 

Course will include some outdoor practical sessions (please bring suitable clothing for indoor and outdoor sessions)

 

Refreshments and lunch are provided

Module Pre-requisites:

None

Terms of Cancellation or Amendments to details

  • We reserve the right to cancel courses and refund applicants if there is insufficient demand.
  • A FULL charge will be applied to any booking cancelled less than 10 working days before the event.
  • A £30 administration charge may be applied to changes made to bookings that have been received and acknowledged.

For all course bookings outside the UK and Europe, please email training@trees.org.uk