By the end of this course you will be able to:
• Understand what arboriculture is and the role of professionals within the industry.
• Explain the need for accurate tree identification and a range features that aid identification.
• Provide an overview of the physiological processes operating within the tree.
• Identify a range of common pruning techniques and explain their purpose.
• Describe the role of wood decay fungi.
• Show an awareness of current pests, diseases and disorders affecting trees.
• Explain basic tree biomechanics.
• Show an awareness of the legal framework that dictates and informs tree management.
• Provide an overview of good practice for trees on development sites.
• Explain how trees may cause damage to buildings.
• Follow up relevant topics through further training and other sources of information and advice.
Who is the course aimed at?
Anyone working within the arboricultural industry that has not benefitted from formal, academic training
Suitable for those preparing for AA Approved Contractor status
Potential delegates for the Professional Tree Inspection course, to guide their knowledge base to an appropriate level
Those wanting to advance their arboricultural knowledge as part of their career progression
Those entering the industry
This course entitles you to CEU's see this link