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Our courses are open to individuals and companies alike. 

Courses are delivered to national vocational standards being designed to provide learners with up to date practical skills to acheive national or international qualifications.

All Instructors and Assessors experts in their chosen field having a wealth of real life commercial experience and have been carefully selected for their experience to deliver our courses including utility arboriculture & amenity arboriculture, amenity horticulture, forestry and more.

Instructors use a positive blend of theory and practical skills application using professional tools, machinery & equipment to teach through demonstration the skills & techniques needed to inspect maintain & prepare their equipment and working procedures to work with machines and carryout tasks safely in line with current practises. This helps students effectively learn & meet the expectations of employers.

Courses include;  Amenity Arboriculture, Utility Arboriculture, Forestry & Amenity Horticulture with aspects including First aid - Trauma aid courses.

Arb Schools Facilities include: Access to the equipment resources of OAKDALE NE LTD  A modern professional arboricultural contractor & consultancy company specialising in Tree Surgery.

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

Equipment Workshop with purpose made work benches for ease of  inspection, preparation & maintenance of equipment.  

Seated rest area for breaks

Kitchen area with drink facilities.

Male and female toilet facilities

Ample free parking around the centre itself.

Extensive woodlands and land for practical training & assessment purposes.

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

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

Whether candidates are exploring a new career path such as HM Forces or are seeking advancement in skill packages levels or even wish to refresh qualifications that are already held.

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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.