List of Courses

ArbAC Preparation Workshop

This regional event is open to all Contractors with an interest in the ARB Approved Contractor Scheme (attendees can qualify for a 25% discount on the initial assessment fee.)

Dates/Venues

 13/11/2019

 Tonbridge, Kent

 04/12/2019

 Warwickshire

Course Fees

Arboricultural Knowledge

A one-day 'signposting' course to help arborists improve their understanding of arboriculture's wide range of knowledge topics: tree ident, physiology, pruning, decay, biomechanics and much more.

Dates/Venues

 22/10/2019

 Warwickshire

Course Fees

Basic Tree Survey and Inspection

A one-day Lantra Awards accredited course for those who want to obtain the skills and know-how that will enable them to recognise basic hazards and report onwards.

If you are looking to take your first step in Arboricultural training, this is the ideal course for you.

Dates/Venues

 29/10/2019

 Warwickshire

 19/11/2019

 Ipswich, Suffolk

Course Fees

BS3998: 2010 Tree Work - Recommendations

This is an opportunity to better understand ‘your’ industry standard, will help you stay ahead of the competition and improve your tree work management advice and recommendations.

Dates/Venues

 21/11/2019

 Warwickshire

Course Fees

BS5837: Tree Surveying and Categorisation

The course is aimed at any person, in any industry, involved in undertaking or reviewing BS5837 reports.

Dates/Venues

 12/11/2019

 Warwickshire

Course Fees

Climate Change – Building Resilience in the Arboricultural Sector

The workshop is designed to be suitable for any arboricultural professional, including Local Authority Tree officers, Arboricultural Consultants and Contractors and Landscape Architects.

It may also be useful to professionals of other disciplines such as loss adjusters and engineers to gain a modern understanding of the likely impact of climate change, focussed on the urban tree environment.

Dates/Venues

 15/10/2019

 Wokingham, Berkshire

Course Fees

East Anglia Autumn Lectures

Guest Speakers:

Greg Packman and John Parker. 

The East Anglian Branch is holding a seminar on issues affecting London plane, with an emphasis on Massaria, now that it is being increasingly found outside London. Greg has extensive knowledge and expertise of Massaria through his work at the Royal Parks and now at the London Borough of Islington. John, who has recently become Senior Technical Officer for the Arboricultural Association, will be well known to many through his work with the LTOA and Transport for London. He will be speaking about the threat posed from canker stain of plane. After lunch, we will be taking a 10-minute walk to Saffron Common for an outdoor search for Massaria. 

Dates/Venues

 23/10/2019

 Saffron Walden, Essex

Course Fees

Ireland Branch Seminar

The Ireland Branch is proud to announce their latest training event. We will be hosting Jeremy Barrell giving his blockbuster talk on Tree Risk. As the Managing Director of Barrell Tree Consultancy www.barrelltreecare.co.uk, Jeremy is one of Britain’s leading planning and legal tree management practices. He has been involved in six of the 11 civil cases relating to harm arising from tree failures that have resulted in written judgements in the last two decades.

**PLEASE VIEW DETAILS FOR PRICES AS EACH EVENT IS PRICED DIFFERENTLY

Dates/Venues

 17/10/2019

 Dublin

 18/10/2019

 Belfast

Course Fees

Professional Tree Inspection

This three day (non residential) course is designed for experienced arboriculturists who are entrusted to make the right decision regarding tree safety issues. 

The well respected course is Lantra Awards accredited and those who are successful in the exam will be awarded with a certificate of achievement. 

Dates/Venues

 04/11/2019

 Bristol

Course Fees

Professional Tree Inspection Refresher

Are you looking to sharpen your skills in professional tree inspection?

This one day refresher course is perfect for those who have previously attended the Lantra Awards 3-day course and need to keep up to date with the ever changing thoughts and policies surrounding tree survey and inspection. 

Dates/Venues

 20/11/2019

 Leicester

Course Fees

Professional Tree Inspection Retake

A retake of the Professional Tree Inspection exam.

Only available to previous Professional Tree Inspection course candidates.

Dates/Venues

 06/11/2019

 Bristol

Course Fees

Risk Assessment for Commercial Arboriculture

This one day course will deliver a comprehensive guide for practical arborists and managers to ensure a safe environment that will meet the requirements of the law and many insurers.

Manual and CD included.

Dates/Venues

 28/11/2019

 Staffordshire

Course Fees

Scottish Branch Autumn Seminar

Scotland Branch AA is proud to announce their latest training event. The Library of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) is Scotland's national reference collection for specialist botanical and horticultural resources, and is one of this country's largest research libraries. The Library holds over 1 million items – books, journals, original artworks, maps and much more. As one of Scotland's National Collections, all of these items are available for use by anyone that needs to access them.

Lorna Mitchell, Head of Library and Publications will lead us on a tour where we will look at some of the items of Arboricultural Significance. We will follow the tour with a walk around the Tree Collection and there will be plenty of opportunity for discussion and networking.

Dates/Venues

 26/10/2019

 Edinburgh

Course Fees

Tree Pests, Diseases and Fungi

This hands on course is ideal for tree work contractors and others who need to identify and diagnose tree pests, diseases and fungi as part of their regular work.

Dates/Venues

 16/10/2019

 Warwickshire

Course Fees

Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees

With some trees ageing into the thousands its important to understand the unique way in which to value and manage these impressive trees. 

This course is open to anyone, in any profession, who has a keen interest in Ancient and Veteran trees.  

Dates/Venues

 30/10/2019

 Leicester

Course Fees