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Diploma of Arboriculture

National Course Code: AHC50516

TAFE NSW Course Number: AHC50516-01V01


Study Type:
Part Time Day

Start Date:
15 Feb 2018



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Indicative Cost: $4,820

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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 integrated knowledge and skills for skilled or paraprofessional work and as a pathway for further learning required for consulting arborists in the arboriculture industry.

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.

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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.

Tree Preservation Officer

AHCARB403 Perform a ground-based tree defect evaluation
AHCARB506 Prepare arborist reports
AHCARB502 Identify, select and specify trees
AHCARB601 Examine and assess trees
AHCARB302 Inspect trees for access and work
AHCARB504 Develop an arboricultural impact assessment report
AHCARB602 Diagnose tree diseases
AHCARB313 Identify trees
AHCARB505 Document and audit tree work
AHCWRK508 Interpret legislation

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.

The indicative cost of this course is $4,820.

CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
18RMD00189Diploma of Arboriculture - UOS119 Feb 201822 Jun 20183 Apr 2018$964
18RMD00192Diploma of Arboriculture - UOS223 Jul 20187 Dec 20183 Sep 2018$964
18RMD00195Diploma of Arboriculture - UOS34 Feb 201921 Jun 20194 Mar 2019$964
18RMD00198Diploma of Arboriculture - UOS422 Jul 20196 Dec 20192 Sep 2019$964
19RMD00082Diploma of Arboriculture - UOS53 Feb 202026 Jun 20202 Mar 2020$964

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

If you would like more information about VET Student Loans please visit the TAFE NSW website or contact us on 131 870.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 15 Feb 2018

Part Time Day: 8 hours per week

Classes are held in 3 day blocks - Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays once each month for up to 2.5 years (8 am to 5 pm). Please note: timetable is subject to change.

To register your interest in this course, please use the Apply option or contact the Western Sydney Penrith Service Centre for assistance on 131 870.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI 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.

18RMD-002 S:15/2/2018 E:26/6/2020 D:540

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