Job Qualification Possible job/career expectations
Arboricultural Assistant Certificate I in Horticulture Working as an arboricultural assistant is usually the beginning of a career in the arboriculture industry. Work undertaken usually involves working under direct supervision and can include: providing work site support for other workers; tree care and maintenance; safe machinery and equipment operation.
Arboricultural Worker Certificate II in Horticulture
The arboricultural worker is likely to be involved in a wide range of tasks under limited supervision. Tasks could include: Chainsaw operation; felling small trees; stump removal; performing above ground pruning; operating arboricultural machinery and equipment.
Arboricultural Tradesperson Certificate III in Horticulture
Arboricultural tradespersons are skilled workers in the arboriculture industry. Activities undertaken may include: Worksite supervision; felling large trees; complex climbing and tree removal; installing cable and bracing; undertaking aerial rescue operations; machinery maintenance; controlling pests and diseases.
Arboricultural Supervisor Certificate IV in Horticulture
An arboricultural supervisor has responsibility for a number of workers and arboricultural activities including: staff supervision and training, planning tree removal; planting and transplanting programs; costing projects; operating a budget.
Arboricultural Manager Diploma of Horticulture
The arboricultural manager is likely to have significant responsibilities in managing business activities including: managing business operations; preparing estimates, quotes and tenders; assessing trees; planning tree reduction and removal; preparing budgets and financial reports.
Arboricultural Business Manager Advanced Diploma of Horticulture Arboricultural business managers are often owners or principal managers of large arboriculture businesses. They are responsible for ensuring that the arboriculture business is successfully run. Responsibilities may include: developing organisational planning; financial management; managing staff and physical resources; marketing and promotion.