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Professional Certificate in Arboriculture and Tree Work Supervision

IVE - Applied Science
IVE - Applied Science
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Subject Area
Applied Science
Programme Type
Professional Certificate
Offering Institution
IVE - Applied Science
Contact Hours
QF Level
QF Credits
QF Registration No.
QF Registration Validity Period
Please contact 3127 7304 for the details of class commencement date

The programme can strengthen arboricultural practitioners’ knowledge with current measures of arboriculture works; and train arboricultural practitioners to conduct basic tree inspection and risk assessment at supervisory level.

Brief Course Description:
Laws, Regulations and Guidelines
Basic Risk Assessment for Arboriculture Operations
Occupational Safety and Health in Arboricultural Practices
Tree Related Legislations
Tree Care and Daily Practices
Tree Works and Practices
Principles of Tree Risk Assessment
Tree Risk Assessment Regulations and Guidelines
Tree Risk Management

Entry Requirements

- Five HKDSE subjects at Level 2 or above, including English and Chinese Languages, or equivalent AND at least two years’ relevant work experience; or
- Five HKCEE subjects at Grade E/Level 2 or above, including English (Syllabus B) and Chinese Languages, or equivalent AND at least two years’ relevant work experience; or
- Completion of programme Certificate in Basic Arboriculture and Tree Work Practices at QF Level 3 or equivalent AND provide English proficiency such as HKDSE English Language Level 2 or above or HKCEE English Language (Syllabus B) at Grade E/Level 2 or above or equivalent; or
- Other relevant verifiable prior learning and/or at least five year’s relevant work experience that is/are deemed appropriate by Applied Science Programme Board for Science Programmes AND a pass in an entrance assessment, which can be either oral or written. (There is quota limit for this entry requirement in each class)


Time: 6:45pm-9:45pm (Mon & Wed); 9:00am-6:00pm / 9:30am-4:30pm (6 Saturdays)
1. Theory lessons: IVDC (Lai Chi Kok), 7/F, Billion Plaza, 8 Cheung Yue Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon ( MTR : Lai Chi Kok Station exit A)
2. Practical lessons: outdoor training site to be announced

Please send crossed cheque payable to “Vocational Training Council” or “職業訓練局€” together with the completed application form, academic qualification and relevant working experience proof to Ms. Vicky Lee, Integrated Vocational Development Centre (Head Office), 30F, Billion Plaza II, 10 Cheung Yue Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Kowloon


Mr. HO Ka Chai, Chris
(Tel: 2256 7127 / email: chriskcho@vtc.edu.hk)
Ms. Vicky Lee
(Tel: 2948 4828 Email: vickylee@vtc.edu.hk)
Ms. Karen Wu
(Tel: 2948 4851 Email: karenwu@vtc.edu.hk)

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