Classroom-based courses are now available


The Arboricultural Association offers around 100 training courses per year for arborists and tree surgeons. We aim to raise standards of education and knowledge across the industry through our events and training activities. All courses and events are open to members and non-members, and there’s something for everyone, from professional arborists and environmentalists to those with an interest in trees.

Members can benefit from up to 35% discount on arboricultural training courses at all levels, covering everything from basic tree inspection skills to Arboricultural consultancy.

List of Courses

Arboricultural Knowledge

A short ‘signposting’ course designed to help professional arboriculturists assess and update their Arboricultural Knowledge across a broad range of topics.

Dates/Venues

 03/03/2021

 ONLINE

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

 09/02/2021

 ONLINE

 15/03/2021

 ONLINE

Course Fees

Getting To Grips With Subsidence

A specialised one-day course for tree officers, arboricultural consultants, contractors and other arboricultural professionals who may be required to manage tree-related subsidence cases. 

Dates/Venues

 22/02/2021

 ONLINE

Course Fees

Risk Assessment for Commercial Arboriculture - ONLINE

A short course designed to deliver a comprehensive guide for practical arborists and managers to ensure a safe work environment that will meet legal requirements.

Dates/Venues

 01/03/2021

 ONLINE

Course Fees

Subsidence Investigation Workshop

This workshop is an extension of the  'Getting to Grips with Subsidence' course. 

If you are a Tree officer, Arboricultural Consultant, Contractor or an arboricultural professional this workshop is designed with you in mind.

Dates/Venues

 22/03/2021

 ONLINE

Course Fees

Tree Pests, Diseases and Disorders

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

Dates/Venues

 01/02/2021

 ONLINE

 24/03/2021

 ONLINE

Course Fees