Tree Decay - The Fundamentals

Course Code CUGE-ARB-3017
Suitable For
  • Horticulturists
  • Landscape Architects
  • Landscape Professionals
  • Facilities Managers
  • Arborists
  • Pre-recorded lectures for self-directed learning 
  • Live tutorial through Webex platform

Note: Virtual classroom invitation link and electronic course materials will be sent to all participants prior to commencement of each lesson.

Course Fee

$214.00 (Inclusive of 7% GST)
*Terms and conditions apply.


Understanding the fundamentals of tree decay is an important aspect of visual tree assessment. Through this workshop, participants will learn how decay in trees come about and also learn to differentiate visually between decayed and sound wood.


  • How wood decay occurs
  • The types of wood decay
  • Processes of wood decay at the cellular level
  • How to differentiate visually between decayed wood and sound wood 


Mr. Sim Eng Koon is an ISA Certified Arborist with 10 years of arboriculture experience.


Professional Certification CEUs/CPDs*
ISA Certified Arborist 1
Certified Practising Horticulturist 1

*Awarded points may differ for different sessions.

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