Tree Inspection Training

TI01 Basic Tree Survey

This new LANTRA award provides guidance on data collection and hazard awareness while surveying trees. The first national certificate (LANTRA ITA) in tree surveying ever available. One day course aimed at non arborists and arborists alike.

  • Training: 14th May 2018 (FULLY BOOKED)
  • Training: 1st October 2018

1 Day - £120

TI02 Professional Tree Survey and Inspection

This LANTRA national award is available to demonstrate competence in professional tree inspection. A very demanding course with end on assessment, suited to experienced arborists.

  • Training: 16th - 18th May 2018 (TWO PLACES AVAILABLE)
  • Training: 3rd - 5th October 2018

3 Days - £295

TI03 Re-assessment Professional Tree Inspection

One day of input, consisting of; morning of refresher training and mock assessments, followed by the assessments in the afternoon. Designed for those that were unsuccessful when originally sitting the PTI three day course.

  • Training & Assessment: 18th May 2018
  • Training & Assessment: 5th October 2018

1 Day - £150

TI04 Professional Tree Inspection Refresher (Lantra) (NEW!!!)

One day course for anyone looking to update their PTI award. Covers recent legal cases and new research. Not to be confused with the Arboricultural Association’s non Lantra registered course.

  • Training: 15th May 2018 (FULLY BOOKED)
  • Training: 2nd October 2018

1 Day - £120

Qualifications & Accreditations



The developer needing a BS5837 Survey:

"Informed Tree Services provided an expert service which was quick, helpful and good value for money. The tree survey and reports produced enabled me to effectively manage my development and protect valued trees, ensuring my planning application gained approval from the forestry officer. I will definitely be using Informed Tree Service again for my next project." Iain Mackey

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The large landowner/manager requiring tree safety inspections:

"Chris Simpson tendered for a 3 year contract for tree inspections within Tay Forest District in 2012. His submission was very professional and extremely competitive, which ensured that he got the work. From the very start Chris approached this with a refreshingly professional attitude, making sure that he fully understood all of the clients’ needs, whilst also suggesting ways in which the data could better be recorded and submitted. " Hamish Murray

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The concerned private tree owner:

"I commissioned a complete survey of all the trees in the garden. Chris spent a morning , carefully mapping and assessing all the 8 listed & tagged trees before preparing a major report, to be submitted to the East Lothian Council for permission to fell or trim back as necessary, in order to meet my duty of care. He completed a full Visual Tree Assessment from ground level, then a Picus Tomograph of the badly damaged old beech, in order to gauge its health and prospects. The resulting Report also indicated all the remedial work required." Fiona E.Tennick

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