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Tree pruning

TRAINING
DESCRIPTION

This program aims to train students with use of climbing and access equipment, chain saws, pruning knives, hand saws, chippers, stump cutters, etc. Over time, experienced tree pruners may diagnose trees, estimate work to be done, manage teams and eventually become business owners. They may work for three types of businesses: arboricultural services, clearing services for electrical and telecommunications systems, as well as municipal services.

Duration : 915 Hours

academic
prerequisites


* The validation of your eligibility will be confirmed by our admissions department once your application has been completed.

JOB
PROSPECTS

  • Landscape and horticulture technicians and specialists
  • Landscaping and grounds maintenance labourers
  • Visit Emploi-Québec to learn more about these opportunities.

    EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS PROVIDING TRAINING

    École forestière de La Tuque - Formation professionnelle
    La Tuque, Mauricie
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    DURATION : 9 Months
    CLASSES START : September 12 2022
    COSTS : 19 867,00 $*
    LANGUAGE : French (B2)
    * Please update your nationality in the general menu
    * Costs are subject to change until the letter of admission is issued
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    Legend Welcoming services

    Integrating into the community

    Practical tour of the city and help with initial purchases
    Contact with local aid organizations

    Reception on arrival

    Reception at airport, bus terminal or train station

    Integrating into the school system

    School tour and twinning with another student
    Monthly follow-up with the student

    Integrating the family

    Referral to employment agencies for your spouse
    Help with child daycare or school registration
    Information on family social activities

    General information and administrative follow-up

    Direct contact with a resource person
    Registration, information and provision of mandatory health insurance card
    Explanation of the Centre’s teaching techniques and operations

    Accommodation

    Reserving temporary accommodation prior to arrival
    Help with finding permanent accommodation

    Note: Services may vary slightly from one training centre to another.

    TRAINING OBJECTIVES

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    TRAINING CONTENT

    Competency statement
    HOURS
    Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process
    15
    Ensure occupational health and safety
    30
    Analyze tree development needs in an urban environment
    45
    Analyze the main characteristics of trees in an urban environment
    60
    Plant trees
    30
    Climb trees
    105
    Use and maintain power tools and motorized equipment
    60
    Analyze situations related to the mechanical resistance of trees
    45
    Trim young trees, fruit trees and hedges
    60
    Maintain semi-mature trees
    60
    Use load hauling and progress capture system techniques and advanced tree climbing techniques
    30
    Cable and brace trees
    45
    Carry out an aerial rescue
    30
    Fell and dismantle trees
    120
    Prune mature or senescent trees
    90
    Learn about overhead power line clearing
    15
    Do a practicum in the workplace
    75

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