Certificate III in Arboriculture

An aborist, performing maintenance on a tree.
Take your career to new heights!

Learn to cultivate, maintain and protect the environment around you. Promote environmental sustainability and discover everything you need to know about being an arborist from the ground up.

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework you'll learn to identify trees, manually fall trees, implement tree maintenance programs, perform pruning operations, and more.

This course would be suitable for those with an interest in plant and tree management, and a real love for the botanical world.

You'll need effective collaboration and communication skills, with possible job options upon completion including climbing arborist, ground based arborist, or elevated work platform arborist.

Apprenticeship or Traineeship
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
Industry: Agriculture, Animals, Science and the Environment
National course code: AHC30820 | WA State ID: BFG5

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This course is also available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider’s website for further information.

Complete your Certificate III in Arboriculture apprenticeship with Interlink Training. We deliver the qualification in the Climbing, EWP and Works Coordinator streams. Our training is delivered in our fully equipped training rooms and in outdoor environments to give you a balance between the theory and the practice needed to be a qualified arborist. Some training and assessments can be completed on the job. Call us on (08) 6235 8200 for more information and to discuss your options.

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