LANTRA Professional Tree Inspection Course
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New update out from the 1st of February 2018!
Tree Life PTI Course Cost: £400 + Vat (£480.00 including Vat) Includes A buffet lunch, test & workbooks from Lantra
Location: Tree Life Training Centre, Syston, Leicestershire
Total number of learners accepted for each course: 12
Note: If you wish to take just the exam as a re-take then please contact keely
To purchase the course: by credit card or application form - see the short courses page or click below.
Format of the course:
three-day course aims to provide specific tree inspection programme at
an advanced level for competent arboriculturists to enable them to reach
a level of competence that can be recognised as having received
are required to inspect trees and specify the necessary remedial works
and record the inspection process. This would then form part of a
defensible system. The course is not aimed at covering report writing
however, presentation of findings will be examined and advice given.
Pre-requisites for the course:
a pre-requisite of attending the course it is fully expected that you
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. This course is designed as a competancy based course and pre-requisits for the course is a minimum of arboricultural qualification at level three or equivalent, plus five years
experience in carrying out tree survey and inspection, is expected.
is also an opportunity for candidates to update their level of
knowledge and its application to inspecting trees particularly if that
previous knowledge was gained sometime ago.
The objectives of the course will be assessed, by written question
paper, fungi identification and practical tree inspection. At the end
of the course candidates will undertake a competence based assessment
directly related to tree inspection. The pass mark for the test is 70%
overall and 70% in each of the two tree inspections.
For more information please contact Keely on 01162606939
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