Once employed in arboriculture, you can study for the Arboricultural
Association Technician's Certificate in Arboriculture, the Royal Forestry Society's Professional Diploma in Arboriculture (DipArb RFS) or the Institute of Chartered Foresters' Professional Examination (with arboriculture options).
A spokesman for Powerleague said: "A professional, independent arboricultural
assessment identified the tree as being in 'healthy condition with no structural weaknesses'.
Chris Gill Tree Surgery Ltd was awarded the accreditation through a scheme operated by the Arboricultural
Also present today will be 80 young representatives from schools and colleges in South Tyneside and arboricultural
apprentices from Northumberland College at Kirkley Hall.
The two courses train students for a range of careers in the arboricultural
industry and former students have gone on to become consultants and local authority tree officers.
The planning applications were readily available for public inspection and in accordance with standard practice they included an arboricultural
assessment by a specialist tree consultant prepared in accordance with the required British Standard.
A Knowsley Council spokeswoman said: "No hedgerows were cleared and the Department of Environmental and Rural Affairs along with the council's arboricultural
officer were consulted to make sure no wildlife could be affected and no trees with preservation orders were touched.
"Therefore, it was decided, in consultation with the council's arboricultural
officer, that it was necessary to remove the trees."
A report to Redcar and Cleveland Council's planning committee from the authority's woodland and arboricultural
officer says there are several older fruit trees behind 73 High Street.
Contact the Arboricultural
Association on 01794 368717, for approved contractors and registered consultants, or visit www.trees.org.uk
Look for contractors who are members of The Arboricultural
Association (01794 368717, www.trees.org.uk).
To make matters worse, Akron has no licensed, certified arboricultural