Sarah Prior, TREENET


One of TREENET’s ongoing projects is compiling a database of all universities and TAFES within Australia that offer specific education covering arboriculture.

Many TAFEs offer Horticulture Certificates and diplomas. Only a few offer full coverage of Arboriculture.

State by state these include:

  •  TAFE SA – Onkaparinga Institute
  • Spencer TAFE Pt Lincoln.
  •  University of Melbourne’s Burnley Campus
  • Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE
  • Wodonga TAFE
  • University of Qld, Gatton offers Amenity Horticulture, which has 50% Arboriculture content.
  • Cooloola Sunshine Institute of TAFE offers a traineeship.
  •  Ryde, Padstowe, Kurri Kurri and Orange TAFEs.
  •  Northern Territory University
  •  Challenger TAFE, Murdoch.
  •  Tasmania TAFE offers Horticulture Cert with Arboriculture included.