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Trees and Planning - England



Trees and Planning: Online Course

Jim Mullholland

6 hours

Places Available

5 Modules 

Exc. VAT Inc. VAT

Course Objectives:

  • Understand how the planning system functions.
  • Refer to relevant planning policy and guidance.
  • Provide an overview of the planning process.
  • Identify the purpose of Arboricultural input for development.
  • Understand tree preservation order and conservation area legislation.

Course Content:

Please ignore the arbitrary start date for this eLearning course. Enrolment takes place the next working day after booking, so please check your email for your login details.

This online course comprises of 5 modules. Each module is approximately 40 minutes in length.


‘Trees and planning – England’ is an online course giving you the opportunity to better understand the planning system and processes in relation to trees.


By creating this online resource we hope to make the learning experience more accessible and affordable for the industry whilst maintaining the same high quality standard of the original.


The course is divided into five modules; at the end of each module will be a set of questions, and upon answering more than 70% of the questions correctly the next module will be unlocked. Upon successful completion of the test at the end of the final module you will receive a course certificate as you would on the original face to face course.

The modules are:

The planning system

Planning policy and guidance:

The planning application process

Arboricultural input

Legal protection


Upon the completion of the course you will be issued a digital Arboricultural Association completion certificate.


Module Pre-requisites:


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