Certificate III in Arboriculture


This course will teach you a unique range of skills including aerial rigging, tree felling techniques, identification of species, complex tree climbing as well as how to develop maintenance programs.

Course Fee:

Australian: $6,234

Entry Requirements:

You must be working in a related industry and provide evidence of this when you enrol.


14 core units plus 9 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Apply OHS requirements, policies and procedures in the construction industry; Perform aerial rigging. Electives: Implement a tree maintenance program; Conduct tree inspections; Fell trees with advanced techniques; Undertake complex tree climbing; Install cable and bracing; Prepare and apply chemicals; Provide basic emergency life support; Work safely at heights; Identify plant specimens; Implement traffic management plan; plus more.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00092B

Related Careers:

Horticultural Tradesperson,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Urrbrae No info Yes Part time 36 months
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Provider CRICOS: 00092B

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