20January2018

Arborist

Introduction
Arborists are responsible for planting and maintaining trees, shrubs and woodlands. The work involves diagnosing, treating and caring for existing trees as well as removing damaged trees. They examine trees to assess their condition before determining appropriate action. They may supervise contractors and other workers.

Adult Opportunities
Mature entrants with relevant skills and experience, gained in horticultural or forestry work, have a good chance of entry. Colleges may relax their normal entry requirements for those with relevant work experience. Mature entrants, normally defined as people aged 23 years or over.

Further Information
Contact your local SOLAS office for Career Guidance, planning and support that will help you make informed decisions about the best career direction for you

Information courtesy of SOLAS.

 

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