This advanced course is designed to equip learners to clearly and competently inspect potentially hazardous trees as part of their main duties and then write appropriate and detailed remedial works (control measures) with appropriate time scales or priorities indicated.
- Qualification: Lantra
- Course Code: E82650
- Start Date: 10/07/2019
- Duration: 3 Days
- Campus: Easton
The course will contain elements relevant to the above that will be assessed at the end of the training period. As a pre-requisite of attending the course it is fully expected that learners will have a detailed knowledge of tree biology, the tree as an undamaged self-optimised structure, biological and mechanical weaknesses, pathology, legislation, remedial options and their likely implications and the British Standard 3998 Recommendations for Treework. Also any other specific arboricultural knowledge such as may affect detection and measurement of tree defects and recommendation of control measures that reduce the risk posed to an acceptable level.
Prospective learners should be experienced and qualified arboriculturists with an in-depth knowledge of plant and arboricultural science, including a thorough knowledge of wood decaying fungi, identification and interpretation of signs and symptoms of ill health and structural failure across a wide range of tree species and circumstances. They should be thoroughly experienced in carrying out tree inspection and survey. People professionally involved in Arboriculture – specifically tree inspection. Learners must be physically fit and able to carry out the tasks required of the course programme.
The three-day course aims to provide specific tree inspection training at an advanced level for competent arboriculturists. This will enable you to identify defects from ground level, from a climbed inspection or inspection aided by the use of a Mobile Elevated Working Platform (MEWP)*. This professional tree training course will train you in how to specify the necessary remedial works and record the inspection process; this would then form a part of a defensible system. At the end of the course you will undertake a competence based assessment directly related to tree inspection. The course is not aimed at covering report writing; however, presentation of findings will be examined and advice given. *Tree climbing and use of MEWP will not be required during the course.
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