CUGE-ARB-3030 Basic Tree Defects Identification

This course aims to teach tree care workers the importance of proper pruning techniques to prevent and minimise defects arising from poor pruning techniques. The trainer will also guide participants in identifying common signs, symptoms and defects on trees visually during field training. Through this course, tree care workers will be trained to spot certain signs, symptoms and conditions of trees while performing arboriculture operations work. They will also learn how to take necessary corrective measures and understand what follow-up actions ar required after identifying defects. 

COURSE OVERVIEW
  • Introduction to tree pruning techniques with emphasis on the correct pruning technique to minimise defects arising from poor pruning practices
  • identification of common signs, symptoms and defects in trees on field
  • Implementation of corrective measures and follow-up actions after identifying these defects
METHODOLOGY
  • Classroom Lecture
  • Field session
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • Tree care workers involved in arboriculture operation and maintenance works

ABOUT THE TRAINER

Mr Tan Chin Peng is currently a Deputy Director of Streetscape Division at National Parks Board and has been working as an arborist for the past 20 years. He holds a degree in Management from the University of London, is an ISA certified Arborist and is ISA TRAQ qualified from the International Society of Arboriculture, USA. 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS

Professional Certification

CEUs/CPDs

Certified Practising Horticulturist

Pending

ISA Certified Arborist

Pending

ISA Certified Arborist - BCMA

Pending

*Awarded points may differ for different sessions. 

COURSE FEES

Full fee (Inclusive of GST): $117.70

Fees include the provision of training, assessment materials, tools and equipment and refreshment.

Terms and conditions apply.



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