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ARB Training ePulse
September 2017
Issue 10

As we head towards Autumn there’s more great CPD available for members…

Kick start your tree surveying skills

Basic Tree Survey and Inspection

Basic Tree Survey and Inspection

4th October 2017, Ilminster, Somerset

25th October 2017, Wokingham, Berkshire

Instructed by: Simon Scotting
Cost: Members £125 +VAT | Non-members £195 +VAT

This one-day course aims to provide specific tree survey and inspection training at a basic level for contractors, highway engineers, tree wardens, grounds maintenance staff, rangers and other persons of a non-arboricultural background or with limited arboricultural knowledge, to allow them to identify obvious defects from ground level and then to report their finding to a line manager.


Getting To Grips With Subsidence

Getting To Grips With Subsidence

11th October 2017, Wokingham, Berkshire
Instructed by: Martin Dobson
Cost: Members £175 +VAT | Non-members £225 +VAT

A comprehensive course suitable for any arboricultural professional that may be required to advise upon, or manage subsidence cases, including Local Authority Tree officers, Arboricultural Consultants and Contractors.

Also useful to professionals of other disciplines such as loss adjusters and engineers to gain an arboricultural perspective on subsidence.

Includes a copy of Dr Giles Biddle’s two-volume book: Tree root damage to buildings.


Tree Protection and Planning – Tree Officer Role

Tree Protection and Planning – Tree Officer Role

FREE for Tree Officers

26th October 2017, Leyland, Lancashire
Instructed by: Richard Nicolson
Cost: FREE for Tree Officers ONLY | Non-Council – £100 donation

This one-day free-of-charge event is specifically designed for local tree officers ONLY and will cover three main topics:

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

Cornwall Branch Arborists Autumn Seminars

Cornwall Branch Arborists Autumn Seminars

13th October 2017, Bodmin, Cornwall
Cost: Members £25 +VAT | Non-members £25 +VAT

The Cornwall Branch AA are holding a Training Day on 13th October at Lanhydrock Memorial Hall to give those interested in tree care an up to date view of arboricultural management and husbandry.

The day is aimed at anyone with an interest in tree management and should be of use to Contractors, Consultants, Land Managers and the wider arboricultural community.

The day will consist of an update on the current state of pest and diseases and biosecurity delivered by the Forestry Commission, a Talk on Veteran and notable trees from Tim Kellett of the Ancient Tree Forum and a talk on bats and trees by Paul Diamond of Ecological Surveys. Ends with a walk around Lanhydrock House grounds to look at Veterans and other trees to assess their ecological value.


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.


Training Calendar 2017

September


Hazard Tree Inspection Course – A Practitioner’s Guide
Fully Booked
Member: £125
Non-member: £125

26–27 September 2017 >>
Stirling, Scotland


Arboricultural Knowledge
Member: £125
Non-member: £195

27 September 2017 >>
Wokingham, Berkshire


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

27 September 2017 >>
Writtle, Essex


Introduction to Soils
Member: £160
Non-member: £200

28 September 2017 >>
Wokingham, Berkshire


October


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

4 October 2017 >>
Ilminster, Somerset


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

10–12 October 2017 >>
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire


Getting To Grips With Subsidence
Member: £175
Non-member: £225

11 October 2017 >>
Wokingham, Berkshire


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

12 October 2017 >>
Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire


October


Cornwall Branch Arborists Autumn Seminars
Member: £125
Non-member: £150

13 October 2017 >>
Bodmin, Cornwall


Thinking Arbs Day
Member: £20
Non-member: £25

12 October 2017 >>
Severnake Forest


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


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

16 November 2017 >>
Tonbridge, Kent


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.

For a full training calendar leaflet for 2017

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