Part Time Day
Course Start Date
14.8 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
This qualification provides occupation outcomes with a range of specialised knowledge and skills to undertake skilled work and as a pathway for further learning required for arborists in the arboriculture industry.
Possible job titles relevant to this qualification include the general title Arborist, and the specialisation titles:
- Climbing Arborist
The qualification covers both ground-based workers and those working at heights.This qualification does not require a person to work at heights, however, units that include the skills and knowledge required to work at heights, both from an elevated work platform (EWP) and by climbing trees, are included as elective streams.
The testamur issued for this qualification is to be titled AHC30815 Certificate III in Arboriculture (Climbing)
This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship.
Occupational Licensing, legislative or certification requirements may apply to this qualification in some jurisdictions. Specific determination should be sought through the relevant State or Territory.
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a Part Time Day course.
You will need to attend approximately 14.8 hours of class over one day a week for 54 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 7.4 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This offering is to accommodate students already in the Arboriculture industry or wishing to enter the Arboriculture industry.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Friday from 8.00 am to 5.00 pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
There will be an additional charge to your enrolment fee of $500 per student. This additional charge covers material costs and the supply of course notes which will enable you to complete your course. In addition you will receive an account with SKILLS TRACKER which allows you to document your learning outside of TAFE throughout the duration of your course.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW RecognitionIncidental Cost
- Course Related Materials Charge - $500.00
- Student Association - $20.00
|AHCARB302||Inspect trees for access and work|
|AHCARB303||Perform pruning operations|
|AHCARB311||Tie, dress, set and finish arborist knots|
|AHCWRK305||Coordinate work site activities|
|BSBWOR204||Use business technology|
|CPCCWHS1001||Prepare to work safely in the construction industry|
|FWPCOT2239||Trim and cut felled trees|
|FWPCOT3238||Operate a pole saw|
|FWPFGM3212||Fall trees manually (intermediate)|
|HLTAID003||Provide first aid|
|TLID1001||Shift materials safely using manual handling methods|
|UETTDREL14A||Working safely near live electrical apparatus as a non-electrical worker|
|AHCARB207||Perform ground based rigging|
|AHCARB301||Implement a tree maintenance program|
|AHCARB306||Undertake aerial rescue|
|AHCARB307||Use advanced climbing techniques|
|AHCARB310||Perform aerial rigging|
|AHCARB312||Use standard climbing techniques to access trees|
|AHCCHM303||Prepare and apply chemicals|
|AHCCHM304||Transport and store chemicals|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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