North West Forest Services
Being an Arborist is a wonderful career. If you enjoy the outdoors, have an appreciation of nature, like to challenge yourself and work as part of a skilled team, then an arborist career is perfect for you.
The role of the arborist involves managing trees, hedgerows and shrubs in both urban and rural settings and providing information and advice on specific tree related issues.
As an arborist, you will be carrying out tasks such as the felling, pruning, thinning, preserving and protection of trees using a range of equipment.
By the end of your training, you will be able to:
Understand the benefits of trees, the principles of their establishment, growth and the care of trees and shrubs
Undertake a range of tree surgery works using a range of equipment both from the ground and a tree
Detail the importance of identifying and managing pest, disease and disorders of trees Understand the importance of safety to protect colleagues and others Articulate effectively with colleagues and clients proving clear and concise information
Permanent / Full-time