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Arborist Training Courses



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Arb School is a centre of training excellence for the amenity & rural green space sector, delivering vocational & academic skills options both of which are available to our students.  

At our heart we have A modern newly constructed spacious centre with ample resources to accommodate training courses for Tree surgery, arboriculture, Horticulture, Agricultural machinery operations and many others.

Arb Schools Facilities include: Access to the equipment resources of OAKDALE NE LTD a Modern Professional Arboricultural groundscare contract & consultancy company specialising in Tree Surgery.

The Training classroom area is furnished to a high standard with desks & seating for use in theory or computer tasks in comfortable surroundings.

The Equipment preparation Workshop has purpose made work stations for ease of inspection, preparation & maintenance of equipment. 

Seated rest area for breaks

Kitchen area with hot drink facilities.

Male and Female toilet facilities

Ample free car parking.

Extensive woodlands and land for practical training & assessment purposes.

Custom built indoor Horse stables.

As a quality training provider Arb School's course fees include the required course materials.

We offer a unique training experience with a range of courses and qualifications to meet the needs of our clients

On site 4 star silver award winning Bed & Breakfast accommodation  Townend Farm has ample free car parking.

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Courses are delivered to give the candidate the knowledge & practical skill to achieve certificates of competence by assessment by bodies such as NPTC City & Guilds.

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Combined Arborists Starter Courses


Combined Grounds Maintenance Course


Tree Surgery Tree Climbing, Aerial Rescue & Tree Pruning, Tree Dismantling, Ground assistant.


Chainsaw  Maintenance, Small & Large Tree Felling, Dangerous Trees, Polechainsaws.


Farm: Tractor Driving including Loader attachments, Trailer & Pto Attachments,  Quad Bike Use,

Pto Boom Pesticides Spraying. 


Land:  Strimmers, Hedgecutters, Grass Mowers, Backpack Pesticide Spraying


Machinery: Woodchippers, Stump Grinders, Mini Digger Use, Cherry Picker Use.


First Aid: 1 Day & Multiple Day Trauma & First Aid Training.