Total number of units = 15

Core Units = 10

Elective Units = 5

Core Units

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic BSBWHS404

Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control

add topic AHCARB401

Verify pruning specifications

add topic AHCARB402

Supervise and audit tree operations

add topic AHCARB403

Perform a ground-based tree defect evaluation

add topic AHCARB404

Conduct a safety audit

add topic TAEASS402

Assess competence

add topic BSBITU404

Produce complex desktop published documents

add topic AHCBUS401

Administer finance, insurance and legal requirements

add topic AHCBUS402

Cost a project

add topic AHCPCM402

Develop a soil health and plant nutrition program

Elective Units

Select at least 3 units from the elective list

An additional 2 units may be selected from the elective list, or this or any other endorsed Training Package or Accredited Course
Selected units must be relevant to job outcomes in Arboriculture and must be chosen to ensure the integrity of the qualification outcome at AQF level 4

NOTE: Units marked with an asterisk (*) require completion of prerequisite Unit/s which is identified under the Unit.

Unit Code

Unit Title

add topic AHCARB405

Perform geospatial data collection

add topic AHCCHM401

Develop procedures to minimise risks in the use of chemicals*

add topic AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals

add topic AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

add topic AHCCHM402

Plan and implement a chemical use program*

add topic AHCCHM303 Prepare and apply chemicals

add topic AHCCHM304 Transport and store chemicals

add topic AHCBUS504

Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders

add topic CPPSEC4008A

Prepare a detailed tender

add topic BSBSMB405

Monitor and manage small business operations

add topic TAEASS401

Plan assessment activities and processes

add topic TAEASS403

Participate in assessment validation

add topic AHCPCM401

Recommend plants and cultural practices

add topic CPCCDO3011A

Perform dogging

add topic AHCARB302

Inspect trees for access and work

add topic AHCARB303

Perform pruning operations*

add topic FWPCOT2237 Maintain chainsaws


add topic FWPCOT2239 Trim and cut felled trees


add topic FWPCOT3238 Operate a pole saw

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.