Aborists maintain and care for trees and shrubs by lopping limbs and shaping branches, treating trees with fertilisers and insecticides, removing dead or decaying trees, and advising on general tree care.
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This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.
- propagating and planting trees, bushes, hedges, flowers and bulbs
- maintaining planted and grassed areas by weeding, trimming, fertilising, watering and mowing
- pruning trees and hedges, and installing plant support and protection devices
- setting out and installing hardscape and softscape structures
- examining trees to assess their condition and determine treatment
- lopping limbs off trees and shaping branches using chain and handsaws
- spraying and dusting plants and trees to control insects and disease, and felling diseased trees
VET (Vocational Education And Training)
- Certificate II in Arboriculture
- Certificate III in Arboriculture
- Certificate III in Arboriculture (Climbing)
- Diploma of Arboriculture
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