for 48 weeks
|Students must attend an information session on:
Time: Anytime between 1.00 pm - 7.00 pm
Location: Newcastle Campus, J Block, Room J2.31A
To register your interest please apply on line or call Hunter TAFE on 131225
|This is a blended delivery course encompassing a combination of online classes and block workshops. Successful completion of units requires weekly participation in the evening online classes (Tuesday and Thursday normally commencing at 6pm)
||Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $4,780.00
NSW Government funded places may be available for this course, subject to availability and individual eligibility. Further details will be provided at the course information session.
The units of study fees below apply if this is not your first qualification. Your actual fee may be less depending on your previous study. We will advise you of any fee reductions you are entitled to before you enrol.
Total Course Fees for 2nd Qualification is : $4,780.00
Unit of Study 1 - $2390.00
Unit of Study 2 - $2390.00
The full qualification fee for students who do not meet eligibility for training subsidized by the NSW Government is $10,580.
You can choose to either take out a VET FEE HELP loan or pay fees in full.
Most applicants will be eligible for a VET FEE HELP loan.
VET FEE HELP is a student loan scheme that is funded by the Commonwealth Government to assist eligible students to pay their course fees.
These loans are not subject to income or assets tests.
VET FEE HELP provides students with the option of deferring all of their tuition fees, or paying some of the fees upfront and deferring the balance.
For more information on VET FEE HELP, please call Hunter TAFE on 131225.
|Local Entry Requirements
Students are expected to have had several years of experience as a practicing arborist, preferably after completing Certificate 3 in Horticulture (Arboriculture) or its equivalent. Students will require moderate levels of computer literacy and internet access.
The aim of this course is to provide students with a pathway to a wide variety of technical roles such a consulting arborist, to work in tree resource management in local government, or with larger organisations in tree management. Skills in conducting tree inspections and surveys, collating and manipulating data, preparing reports for use in development applications, organisational strategies and for legal proceedings will be emphasised.
If you are registered or enrolled in the course and you are unable to attend an information session, you will be contacted by telephone from Tuesday 27 January 2015, where further course information will be provided.
If you require information outside the session times please contact email@example.com.
ADDITIONAL - Students may also be required to participate in a phone interview. This will require potential students to demonstrate why they wish to train in the discipline area.