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Higher Arboricultural Learning – 1 day Introduction

This one day course is designed as a preparation day for the 3 day Professional Tree Inspection course and for those who wish to progress further in the subject.  The course will enable the candidate to determine if they have suitable knowledge to progress to the 3 day PTI course or require further study.  The course will include theoretical sessions with a visual tree assessment (VTA) walk.  Presented by Derek Brinsley M.Arbor A.

Who is the course for:

Professionals involved with trees who already have prior knowledge of the subjects below, but this is not essential.

Course Content:


Legal framework

Body language of trees

Biomechanical hazard assessment of trees (VTA)

Physiological processes and how a tree system functions

Principal fungal decay organisms and modes of action

Tree inspection equipment

Decay detection equipment

Recording of data

Making management recommendations

Open forum and course review

A Newlands Training Certificate of Attendance will be issued on completion of this 1 day course.


Training (1 day course) – £190+VAT


Newlands Training Ltd have the following cancellation policy:

• 7 working days notice, full fee refund, less administration charge of £25.00

• 3-7 working days notice, 50% fee refund

• 1-3 working days notice, 25% fee refund

• Less than 1 days notice, no refund

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