Arboriculture Level 4

National Certificate in Horticulture (Arboriculture) Level 4

Arboriculturalists grow and cultivate trees and shrubs.  With our arboriculture apprenticeship, you’ll master tree health and hazards, advanced felling techniques and selecting trees for landscaped areas or revegetation.

Course summary




2 years*

Start date



$784* Inc GST


At the end of this programme you will be able to:

  • Understand tree maintenance
  • Inspect trees for hazards and know how to safely enter a tree
  • Climb and branch walk difficult trees using ropes and a harness
  • Prune mature trees
  • Fell and possess knowledge of advanced felling techniques
  • Remove trees in constricted areas
  • Diagnose tree health problems – pests, diseases and disorders
  • Use a stump grinder
  • Select trees for landscaped areas or re-vegetation
  • Use the skills needed to rescue a worker from a tree.

*If a National Certificate in Arboriculture Level 3 has been completed you may be able to complete this programme in 1 year.

*Course fee is per annum.

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