This course, split over two half-day sessions, will provide delegates with the information necessary to undertake a tree survey and categorise trees in accordance with BS5837.
- BS5837:2012 – An overview
- The tree survey
- Data recording exercise
- Tree categorisation
- Technology for data capture and presentation
At the end of the first half-day session, delegates will be set a homework task. When booking, delegates should ensure that they allow sufficient time to undertake this work (approx. 1hr) before the next session; sessions are typically spaced one week apart. Delegates will be required to share and discuss the findings obtained during the homework task.
It is advised that anyone undertaking BS5837 surveys has access to a copy of BS5837:2012.
Tree surveying equipment:
- Diameter tape
- Electronic laser distance measurer or measuring tape/wheel
- Height measuring device (Hypsometer, clinometer, etc.)
Course Materials provided:
Survey guidance document
Proforma survey document
Via Zoom – please ensure that you have a Zoom account and that your camera and audio are in working order. See Zoom Tips
Session 1 - Thursday 1 April: 09.00 – 12.30
Session 2 - Thursday 8 April: 09.00 – 12.30
Arboricultural Association attendance certificate
Arboricultural consultants/surveyors Tree officers: any person working in Arboricultural with an understanding of BS5837 survey’s and tree identification.
Other industries Architects, Landscape Architects, developers, planning authorities.