Centre of Excellence – Arboriculture Diploma Course


Centre of Excellence – Arboriculture Diploma Course

Centre of Excellence - Arboriculture Diploma Course

What Will You Learn?

Whether cultivating the natural landscape, an urban forest or a single tree, arboriculture hones in on the wellbeing of trees, how they grow in differing environments and the impact that various cultivation techniques have on them.

The Arboriculture Diploma Course covers the basics of this branch of botany, providing you with a greater understanding of the subject, whether you’re considering a career in the field or simply looking to broaden your knowledge.

The course begins with an introduction to arboriculture – what it is, its subfields, and the importance of safe work practices within arboriculture.

You’ll explore soil and its significance within the context of arboriculture, different tree characteristics and how the names of trees and plant species are chosen. We’ll look at the considerations to be made when installing trees, both mature and sapling, learn about tree structure, and explore the steps carried out in onsite tree risk analysis.

We’ll discuss pruning types and techniques and UK trees – their protection and the different types of fungal and bacterial diseases affecting them.

Finally, the course covers the definition and scope of urban forestry.

By studying this course, you will:

  • Gain a better understanding of arboriculture
  • Understand soil within the context of arboriculture
  • Become familiar with tree characteristics, installation, and risk management
  • Learn about UK tree protection and diseases, and pruning techniques
  • Explore urban forestry

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1: Introduction to Arboriculture

6 parts

Module 2: Soil Management

6 parts

Module 3: Identification and Selection

5 parts

Module 4: Installation and Establishment

6 parts

Module 5: Tree Biology

6 parts

Module 6: Tree Risk Management

5 parts

Module 7: Tree Protection

5 parts

Module 8: Pruning

6 parts

Module 9: Diagnosis and Treatment

6 parts

Module 10: Urban Forestry

6 parts

Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Perfect for those who love to explore the outdoors, the Arboriculture Diploma Course will help you if you have a desire to preserve and protect nature for future generations. It may be that you wish to improve your knowledge or want to gain a foundation to build upon before embarking upon more formal studies and possibly even a career in this fascinating and rewarding field.

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