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Certificate II in Arboriculture
National Course Code: AHC20516
TAFE NSW Course Number: AHC20516-01V01
Part Time Day
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Government Subsidised
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This qualification provides occupation outcomes with knowledge and skills to undertake a range of ground-based tree work activities and as a pathway for further learning required for tree workers in the arboriculture industry.
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.
Occupational Licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this qualification in some jurisdictions. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.
To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...
If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.
There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.
||Work effectively in the arboriculture industry
||Fall trees manually (intermediate)
||Provide first aid
||Assist with aerial rescue from the ground
||Work safely in the construction industry
||Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher
||Apply a range of treatments to trees
||Perform pruning operations
||Fall trees manually (basic)
||Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
||Operate and maintain stump grinding machines
||Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knots
||Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker
||Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
||Operate a pole saw
||Perform ground based rigging
||Apply chemicals under supervision
||Trim and cut felled trees
The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.
Smart and Skilled Student Fees
The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.
|Non-government subsidised fee||$4,830|
Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.
When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.
For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.
Start Date: 22 Jan 2018
Part Time Day: 8 hours per week x 1 Year
Friday from 8 am to 5 pm, stage one (subject to changes).
To enrol in this course, please use the Enrol option or by attending TAFE NSW - Richmond, Administration, Block A, from 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Friday.
A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI please visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI. Please advise TAFE NSW your USI number at the time of enrolment.
For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.
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