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AHC20520 Certificate II in


Full time duration: up to 1 year ­  Your fee estimate*:

This qualification describes the skills and knowledge for ground-based tree workers in the arboriculture industry.

Individuals with this qualification perform a range of ground-based arboriculture activities under supervision including, pruning of trees, felling of small trees, operation of chainsaws, and the operation of equipment required for processing and removal of tree material. The work may involve high risk operations in support of arborists. Work practices are undertaken within a strict safety regime to protect workers and the public.

This qualification is suitable as a pre-apprenticeship or school based program for introduction to the arboriculture industry.

Legislation, regulations and by-laws relating to the treatment and removal of trees apply in some States and Territories.

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