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Diploma of Arboriculture

Product Code:AHC50510-01V01 National Code:AHC50510
Diploma of ArboricultureThis course is for people seeking the advanced skills and knowledge required to
work independently in the arboriculture sector as a consultant or in a
supervisory or managerial role.

You will learn advanced skills in arboriculture techniques and practices;
business operations; work health and safety; and industry work
practices.

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry or completion of the
Certificate III in Arboriculture or equivalent qualification.
VET Fee Help approved Study now and pay later with a VET FEE-HELP student loan (available to eligible students).

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Pathways into the qualification
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This qualification may be accessed by direct entry or completion of the
Certificate III in Arboriculture or equivalent qualification.

Prior Learning

For further information please refer to the Recognition area of the Hunter TAFE website.

Career Pathways

Arboriculture consultant, supervisor or manager.

Disclaimer

Courses will run subject to resources and demand. For the latest information, check with the appropriate campus, as course availability is subject to review and change.

Students with Disabilities

If you are considering studying with Hunter TAFE and are unsure what impact your disability may have on your study, please feel free to contact Disability Services to find out!

Delivery Locations, Important Dates, Study Options and Timetables

Newcastle Campus

Course Availability

Start Date Study Options How to Enrol Proposed Timetable Fees & Charges Important Information
02-02-2015 Full Time
for 48 weeks
Students must attend an information session on:

Date: 28/01/2015
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

15NEW-107

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

Total: $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.


Other Information

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 greg.waldron@tafensw.edu.au.

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.

Apply Now
01-03-2015 Full Time
for 48 weeks
Students must attend an information session on:

Date: 28/01/2015
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

15NEW-581

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

Total: $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.


Other Information

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 greg.waldron@tafensw.edu.au.

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.

Apply Now
Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester 02-02-2015,
Study Options: Full Time, , 48W weeks
How to Enrol: Students must attend an information session on:

Date: 28/01/2015
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
Proposed Timetable: 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)
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $4,780.00

Total: $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.
Important Information: 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.


Other Information

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 greg.waldron@tafensw.edu.au.

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.

Newcastle Campus campus
Semester: Semester 01-03-2015,
Study Options: Full Time, , 48W weeks
How to Enrol: Students must attend an information session on:

Date: 28/01/2015
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
Proposed Timetable: 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)
Information Session:
Fees & Charges: Smart and Skilled Second Qual: $4,780.00

Total: $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.
Important Information: 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.


Other Information

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 greg.waldron@tafensw.edu.au.

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.