Type of institution: Registered Training Organisation
This qualification describes the skills and knowledge for specialist consulting arborist, senior consulting arborist, senior tree manager, senior technical arborist and research arborist.Graduates with this qualification apply a highly technical body of knowledge and skills to undertake professional skilled work, including the use of technical investigative equipment and techniques to design, implement and evaluate scientific experiments for sectors for the arboriculture industry. Graduates may specialise in arboriculture disciplines of urban forestry, biological organisms and tree health, tree biomechanics, and interactions of trees in their environment. Legislation, regulations and by-laws relating to the establishment, treatment and removal of trees apply in all States and Territories.
Standard entry requirements
Prior to commencing the qualification, an individual must have:an advanced diploma of arboricultureoran advanced diploma or higher qualification in a field related to arboriculture plus 3 years current work experience as a consulting arborist or a municipal tree manager.
These units of competency provide credit towards a number of qualifications in the AHC Agriculture, Horticulture, Conservation and Land Management Training Package, including:AHC41616 Certificate IV in Organic FarmingAHC51816 Diploma of Organic Farming.
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