Diploma of Arboriculture - AHC50516


Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification provides occupation outcomes with integrated knowledge and skills for skilled or paraprofessional work and as a pathway for further learning required for consulting arborists in the arboriculture industry. Occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this qualification in some jurisdictions. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.


  • 10 units: 5 core
  • 5 elective


  • Develop an arboricultural impact assessment report
  • Prepare arborist reports
  • Develop and implement a streetscape management plan
  • Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders
  • Develop and create compliance requirements
  • Document and audit tree work
  • Manage trial and research material
  • Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
  • Perform a ground-based tree defect evaluation
  • Produce complex desktop published documents
  • Assess new industry developments
  • Examine and assess trees
  • Interpret legislation
  • Collect and manage data
  • Develop and implement a plant health management strategy
  • Audit site operations
  • Provide geographic information systems data
  • Implement professional practice
  • Diagnose tree diseases
  • Manipulate and analyse data within geographic information systems
  • Generate tree plans using computer-aided design software
  • Identify, select and specify trees

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Ryde Campus No
  • Part-time : 18 months

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