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Basic Tree Survey and Inspection TSI01

Basic-tree-inspection course

Awarding Body:


Training course type:

On-site training and assessment, Online

Novice training course duration:

1 day, 2 x ½ day (online)

Novice candidate numbers:


Card options:

5-year LANTRA traditional card & certificate


Tuppco instructors

What is Basic Tree Survey and Inspection?

One-day course aims to provide specific tree survey and inspection training at a basic level for Level 1 tree surveyors/ inspectors, contractors, highway engineers, tree wardens, grounds maintenance staff, rangers and other persons of a non-arboricultural background or any persons who may have responsibility for trees in the course of their work. Additionally, this course may be useful for those who work with trees in a voluntary capacity to allow them to identify obvious defects from ground level and then to report their findings to a line manager.

What does the training course include?

  • Understand the legal and safety implications of hazardous trees.
  • How maintain your own health and safety while carrying out tree surveys and inspections
  • To recognise hazardous trees
  • To determine the level of risk
  • To decide on an appropriate course of action
  • How to collect and the importance of maintaining adequate information.
  • To recognise your own limitations

Venue and equipment requirements:

  • Suitable and safe area to complete paperwork
  • Suitable welfare facilities
  • Risk assessment completed
  • Have a suitable selection of trees to inspect

HSE further information:

On-site training courses delivered:

Southwest – Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall, Avon, Somerset, Herefordshire, Monmouthshire

Southeast – Oxfordshire, Kent, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex, Middlesex

Midlands – Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Shropshire

East Anglia – Hertfordshire, Essex, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk

Aylesbury, Banbury, Basingstoke, Bath, Bedford, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Cirencester, Cheltenham, Coventry, Exeter, Gloucester, Hereford, Hungerford, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Northampton, Oxford, Peterborough, Plymouth, Reading, Salisbury, Southampton,

Stroud, Swindon, Taunton, Warwick, Winchester, Witney, Worcester, Yeovil

Recognised industries:

Hospitality, transport, hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, holiday resorts, sports grounds and stadia, airports, transport, public transport, taxi drivers, bus drivers, railways, Agriculture, Arboriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Construction, country parks, Industrial, Fencing, Landscaping, Civils, Highways, Quarrying, Utilities, Councils, School, Corporate, Sports

Known as:

Level 1 tree inspection, basic tree inspection, basic tree survey, BTI course

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