This course provides graduates with more in-depth knowledge than Arboriculture I by focusing on such topics as transplanting techniques, environmental control, environmental tolerance, and strengthening techniques, as well as felling and stump removal.

This course develops your ability to manage trees beyond Arboriculture I, in order to minimize potential long term tree problems. Learn about better tree selection, strengthening and improving health of existing trees, and techniques used to better remove trees and stumps that must be removed.

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Course Outline
Course Code: 
BHT208
Duration: 
100 hours - Access for 12 months
Delivery: 
Online
Certificate: 
Statement of achievement
Lesson Structure: 
  1. Planting Techniques
  2. Controlling Plant Problems
  3. Strengthening Weak Trees
  4. Controlling Damage Caused by Plants
  5. Tree Felling and Stump Removal
  6. Tolerant Plant Species
  7. Establishing a Tree Plantation
Aims - the learning objectives of the course: 
  • Explain how to plant a specified advanced-sized tree on a specific site.
  • Explain tree injection, including the technique and applications.
  • Identify situations where trees require strengthening operations to be carried out.
  • Compare different ways to control roots which invade underground pipes.
  • Calculate the cost of removing a specified tree.
  • Determine appropriate tree species suited to a specific site visited and analysed.
  • Devise a method for removing a tree, including tree felling and stump removal.
  • Analyse specimens of mature trees, from different genera, to detect any patterns in problems occurring in those trees.
  • Develop criteria for the establishment of a tree plantation on a specific site which addresses; site restrictions, cost and function.