East Malling Short Courses

LANTRA Basic Tree Inspection


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Cost: £215
Duration: 1 Day
Certification: Level 2 LANTRA
Assessment Type: Attendance Certificate
(The cost of the assessment is included in the cost of the course)
Course Prerequisites: See below

Our basic one day Tree Inspection Course aims to provide you with the knowledge to be able to identify a hazardous tree, determine the level of risk and then decide on an appropriate course of action.

So whether you have an interest in trees, or are responsible for trees through your work, then this one day basic tree inspection course could be for you.

Our course is aimed at a wide group of people, for example you could be employed as a local authority highway inspector, or work in the forestry, woodland or arboricultural field. You could be a park ranger, or work on an estate, it may be that you are a farmer or other type of landowner; it could be that you are an employee who has the responsibility for trees in the course of their work. Additionally our course could be useful if you work with trees in a voluntary capacity.

The course will cover:

  • The legal and safety implications of hazardous trees.
  • Maintaining your own health and safety while carrying out Basic Tree Survey and Inspection.
  • Recognising hazardous trees.
  • Risk assessment.
  • Choosing appropriate course of action.
  • Record keeping.
  • Recognising your own limitations.

You need to be over 18 to attend this course with us.

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