On completion, you should be able to identify obvious defects from ground level and then to report your findings to a line manager.
The following topics will be covered during the course:
• Risk Assessment
• Legal Framework
• Tree Surveys
• Tree Inspections
• Tree Hazard Assessment
• Determining the scope and limits of the survey
• Parks, gardens, woodland
• Hazardous trees
• Methodology - what to look for
• Recording pro-formas
• Survey / inspection exercise
There are no additional course costs. A copy of the Lantra Awards workbook for Basic Tree Survey and Inspection is included in the course fee.
You should bring with you suitable footwear/clothing for outside inspections and indoor sessions, as well as lunch/refreshments.
You can enrol on any other courses offered in the leisure programme, full details of which can be found in the College's directory of Part Time Courses.