Over the past 25 years I have worked in the Horticultural and Arboricultural Industries. With this has come a vast knowledge of resource in all aspects of the industry. Through training I share my wealth of knowledge and strive to make all Arboricultural and Horticultural people and enterprises successful, strong & fully focused.

I am currently employed as a contract trainer in the Arboricultural Department of the Northern Melbourne Institute of Tafe, Victorias premier training facility for arborists.

Arboricultural Training & Lecturing

Continued education over my 25 years in the industry sees me with the following qualifications:

  • Certificate IV of Training and Assessment
  • Diploma of Applied Science Horticulture (Arboriculture – Level 5)
  • Advanced Certificate of Arboriculture (Level 3)
  • Advanced Certificate of Horticulture (level 3)
  • Trade Qualification in Gardening (Apprenticeship)
  • Certificate in Risk Management
  • Certificate of Celebrancy (Level 4)
  • Certificate of Public Speaking
  • Certificate of Life Celebrations
  • Certificate of Therapeutic Massage
  • Certificate of Small Business Management (Level 4)
  • Attended many seminars and lectures by industry leaders such as Dr Alex Shigo and Professor Dr Claus Mattheck
  • I have a certificate of TAE40110 (Training and Education)
  • I deliver Sessional training at all levels – Certificate 1 through to Certificate 5 – (Diploma)
  • I also train in front line management, and business management to level 3. (Advanced Certificate)

This is delivered through the government Tafe and University systems as well as Registered Training Organization’s (RTO’s)

Areas of Training I deliver

  • Plant Health, Pruning and Management of Trees.
  • Design Principals – Private / Public Open Space, Business Plans / Marketing / Management Systems / OHS / Environment / Human Resources / Work Cover / Return to Work.
  • Report Writing and Assessment for all sites and situations.
  • Business Establishment / Set up, Up Skilling, Staff Development and Training
  • Arboriculture Certificates 1 to 5.
  • Hortciulture Certificates 1 to 5.

Through talk, meetings, planning, report writing and development of business management; I work with my students and your staff, as we sharpen knowledge and hopefully take a leading market edge, or just simply enjoy soundly delivered education in your class rooms.

These services are available to Government, Commercial and Private Training  Universities and Organizations.



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