CUGE-ARB-3030 Basic Tree Defects Identification

INTRODUCTION
This course aims to teach tree care workers the importance of proper pruning techniques to prevent and minimise defects arising from poor pruning techniques. The trainer will also guide participants in identifying common signs, symptoms and defects on trees visually during field training. Through this course, tree care workers will be trained to spot certain signs, symptoms and conditions of trees while performing arboriculture operations work. They will also learn how to take necessary corrective measures and understand what follow-up actions ar required after identifying defects. 

COURSE OVERVIEW
  • Introduction to tree pruning techniques with emphasis on the correct pruning technique to minimise defects arising from poor pruning practices
  • identification of common signs, symptoms and defects in trees on field
  • Implementation of corrective measures and follow-up actions after identifying these defects
 
METHODOLOGY
  • Classroom Lecture
  • Field session

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • Tree care workers involved in arboriculture operation and maintenance works

ABOUT THE TRAINER
Mr Tan Chin Peng is currently a Deputy Director of Streetscape Division at National Parks Board and has been working as an arborist for the past 20 years. He holds a degree in Management from the University of London, is an ISA certified Arborist and is ISA TRAQ qualified from the International Society of Arboriculture, USA. 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS
Professional Certification CEUs/CPDs
Certified Practising Horticulturist Pending
ISA Certified Arborist Pending
ISA Certified Arborist - BCMA Pending
*Awarded points may differ for different sessions. Please refer to the latest mailer or contact our staff for more information.

COURSE FEES
Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)
Full fee $117.70
Fees include the provision of training, assessment materials, tools and equipment and refreshment. Terms and conditions apply.

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT
Please register and pay online here.
*CUGE course confirmation e-mail will be sent to all participants who have registered successfully.

Class size will be limited to facilitate discussions and group exercises. Please register early.
Please submit your completed online application forms at least seven days before the date of course. Course places will only be confirmed upon receipt of the duly completed application forms and payment.

ENQUIRY CONTACT
Ms Penny Teng
Tel: 64629001
E-mail: penny_teng@nparks.gov.sg 

All information are correct as of the posted date. For more information, please contact us at Ask_CUGE@nparks.gov.sg