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Certificate II in Arboriculture

National Course Code: AHC20516

TAFE NSW Course Number: AHC20516-01V01


Study Type:
Part Time Day

Start Date:
22 Jan 2018


1 year

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $4,830
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,340

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

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If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

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.

AHCARB210 Work effectively in the arboriculture industry
FPIFGM3212 Fall trees manually (intermediate)
HLTAID003 Provide first aid
AHCARB209 Assist with aerial rescue from the ground
CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry
FWPHAR2206 Operate a mobile chipper/mulcher
AHCARB201 Apply a range of treatments to trees
AHCARB303 Perform pruning operations
FWPCOT2236 Fall trees manually (basic)
TLID1001 Shift materials safely using manual handling methods
AHCARB206 Operate and maintain stump grinding machines
AHCARB311 Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knots
FWPCOT2237 Maintain chainsaws
UETTDREL14A Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker
AHCARB208 Recognise trees
AHCPMG202 Treat plant pests, diseases and disorders
FWPCOT3238 Operate a pole saw
AHCARB207 Perform ground based rigging
AHCCHM201 Apply chemicals under supervision
FWPCOT2239 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.

First qualification$1,120
Second qualification$1,340
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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