Diploma of Arboriculture

Duration Up to 24 months Part Time
National CodeAHC50516
TAFE SA CodeTP01042
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This course will teach you a unique range of skills relating to the Arboriculture industry.



Campus / Delivery Study Mode Application
UrrbraeOn & Off CampusOpening May 2018

Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access VET Student Loans are required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills, or provide evidence of successful completion of SACE Stage 2 or equivalent Australian Year 12 certificate, or completion of Certificate IV or above, as part of course counselling before enrolling.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
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    How to Apply

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    Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course. For International Students please visit International Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    This qualification provides occupation outcomes with integrated knowledge and skills for skilled or paraprofessional work and as a pathway for further learning required for consulting arborists in the arboriculture industry.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Diploma of Arboriculture (AHC50516)
    Topics include Examine and assess trees, Identify, select and specify trees, Diagnose tree diseases, Develop an aboricultural impact assessment report, Document and audit tree work, Prepare arborist reports and Interpret legislation. 7 core units plus 3 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


     Fee Range (approx)
    Total TAFE SA course cost$8,600

    Please note that fees listed apply to the TAFE SA qualification only. Check the University website for Bachelor fees. Fees vary depending on the subjects you enrol into and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

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