Perform Formative Pruning of Young Trees

INTRODUCTION

Formative pruning is the process of shaping a tree when it is young. Every variety has a different natural growth which may result in forms that are not ideal for the site. Formative pruning aims to shape young trees into desired forms for efficient long term maintenance when they mature.
Participants would learn about various pruning strategies to be applied on young trees through lectures and hands-on practice.

COURSE DETAILS

Course code

CUGE-ARB-028

Date

12 July 2019

Time

9am to 12:30pm (lecture)
1:30pm to 4pm (hands-on)

Venue

Hands-on House Laboratory, HortPark

Address

33 Hyderabad Road, S119578 (off Alexandra Road)
(View map here)

METHODOLOGY

  • Lecture
  • Hands-On
  • Group Discussion

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Horticulturists
  • Landscape Professionals
  • Arborists

ABOUT THE TRAINER

Mr Clayton Lee is an ISA Certified Arborist with more than 15 years of experience in tree assessment and more than five years of experience in urban forest management. 
Mr Koh Yong Kwang is an ISA Certified Arborist and is currently a Senior Manager at National Parks Board. He has ten years of experience in tree inspection, tree maintenance and pruning.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS

Professional Certification

CEUs/CPDs

ISA Certified Arborist

6

ISA BCMA – Practice

6

ISA BCMA – Municipal

6

ISA Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist

6

ISA Certified Tree Worker Aerial Lift Specialist

6

Certified Practising Horticulturist

6

 

COURSE FEES

Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)

Full fee

$256.80

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