Applied Science Discipline
In-Service Training

Certificate in Tree Climbing Techniques and Aerial Trimming Work

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This programme aims to train the frontline arboriculture practitioners to acquire technique of tree climbing for daily aerial tree works and aerial tree trimming works.

  1. carry out climbing and trimming operations on trees according to certain safety standards and guidelines;
  2. ascend a tree with ropes to conduct aerial tree pruning work; and
  3. choose suitable technique to conduct pruning and trimming work on tree.
Entry Requirements:

Entry Requirements

- Completion of S6 under the new academic structure/ S5 under the old academic structure AND at least two years’ relevant work experience; or
- Completion of a QF Level 2 programme that is deemed acceptable to the respective Programme Board AND at least one year’s relevant work experience; or
- Other relevant verifiable prior learning and/or at least three years’ relevant work experience that is/are deemed appropriate by respective Programme Board AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written.


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Validity Period:

01/09/2018 To 31/08/2021


Programme Enquiry: Mr. Chris HO (Tel: 2256 7127 / email:

General Enquiry: Ms. Vicky LEE (Tel: 3907 6825 / email:

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