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ARB Training ePulse
October 2017
Issue 11
 

Get up to speed this Autumn with VTA and British Standards

 
Visual Tree Assessment for Arborists
 

Visual Tree Assessment for Arborists

South East Branch with Jack Kenyon

Saturday 28th October, RHS Garden, Wisley

Cost: Members £60 +VAT | Non-members £60 +VAT

Places are still available on the Visual Tree Assessment workshop at RHS Garden Wisley. This has been specifically designed with arborists in mind, but is equally suited to anybody who inspects trees or recommends tree works.

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BS 3998: 2010 Tree Work - Recommendations
 

BS 3998: 2010 Tree Work - Recommendations

22nd November 2017, Preston, Lancashire

Instructed by: Paul Smith
Cost: Members £125 +VAT | Non-members £195 +VAT

Take this chance to better understand ‘your’ industry standard and help yourself stay ahead of the competition while improving your tree work management advice and recommendations.

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Tree Protection and Planning – Tree Officer Role
 

Tree Protection and Planning – Tree Officer Role

FREE-of-charge for Tree Officers

If you are not a local authority tree officer you are welcome to attend but you will be contacted for a £100 donation.

26th October 2017, Leyland, Lancashire

Instructed by: Richard Nicolson
Cost: FREE for Tree Officers ONLY | Non-Council – £100 donation

This course covers 3 key areas:

  • Administering and enforcing tree protection legislation, including case law
  • The Development Control role
  • The Planning Policy role
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Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees
 

Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees

28th November 2017, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire
Instructed by: Simon Cox
Cost: Members £168 +VAT | Non-members £210 +VAT

The course is aimed at any person, in any industry, with an interest in trees.

This course will provide a wealth of knowledge on valuing and managing veteran trees. From undertaking simple surveys of veteran trees in the field, to assessing where management is likely to be appropriate for old trees, this course will provide you with essential training and includes a field visit.

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Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ)
 

Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ)

Last Few Places

21st November 2017, Wokingham, Berkshire
Instructed by: Tom Smiley
Cost: Members £580 +VAT | Non-members £750 +VAT

This ISA qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity. TRAQ is one of many tree risk assessment programs available in the arboricultural market place.

The qualification consists of a 2-day educational course followed by a half day assessment that includes both a written and field component. It is required that you attend the course and successfully complete the assessment in order to receive this qualification.

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Climbing Workshop Comes to Scotland

Scotland Branch – Tree Climbing Workshop
 

Tree Climbing Workshop

11th November 2017, Cumbernauld, Glasgow
Instructed by: Alan McDowall
Cost: Members £50 +VAT | Non-members £50 +VAT

The Scottish Branch of the Arboricultural Association invites you to attend a workshop aimed at raising knowledge of tree climbing equipment, legislation and techniques. There will be opportunities to try out techniques following demonstrations by aerial tree instructors.

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Training Calendar 2017

October


Arb Approved Contractor Preparation Workshop
A FREE-OF-CHARGE COURSE

18 October 2017 >>
Winchester, Hampshire


Risk Assessment for Commercial Arboriculture
Member: £125
Non-member: £195

19 October 2017 >>
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire


Basic Tree Survey and Inspection
Member: £125
Non-member: £195

25 October 2017 >>
Wokingham, Berkshire


Tree Protection and Planning – Tree Officer Role
FREE for Tree Officers ONLY
Non-council £100 donation

26 October 2017 >>
Leyland, Lancashire


BS 5837: Tree Surveying and Categorisation
Member: £125
Non-member: £195

26 October 2017 >>
Wokingham, Berkshire


Professional Tree Inspection
Member: £450
Non-member: £500

30 October–2 November 2017 >>
Brandon, Suffolk


November


Professional Tree Inspection Retake
Member: £125
Non-member: £150

2 November 2017 >>
Brandon, Suffolk


Professional Tree Inspection – Refresher
Member: £175
Non-member: £195

8 November 2017 >>
Wokingham, Berkshire


Tree Climbing Workshop
Member: £50
Non-member: £50

11 November 2017 >>
Cumbernauld, Glasgow


Arb Approved Contractor Preparation Workshop
A FREE-OF-CHARGE COURSE

15 November 2017 >>
Tonbridge, Kent


Arb Approved Contractor Preparation Workshop
A FREE-OF-CHARGE COURSE

16 November 2017 >>
Tonbridge, Kent


November


Tree Pests, Diseases and Fungi
Member: £125
Non-member: £195

21 November 2017 >>
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire


Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ)
Member: £580
Non-member: £750

21 November 2017 >>
Wokingham, Berkshire


BS 3998: 2010 Tree Work – Recommendations
Member: £125
Non-member: £195

22 November 2017 >>
Preston, Lancashire


Valuing and Managing Veteran Trees
Member: £125
Non-member: £195

28 November 2017 >>
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire


December


Arb Approved Contractor Preparation Workshop
A FREE-OF-CHARGE COURSE

7 December 2017 >>
Budleigh Salterton, Devon


Please Note: All prices given are excluding VAT unless otherwise stated.

Look out for the 2018 Training Calendar coming soon.

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