Celebration of Trees… Arborists Husqvarna

Following the huge success of last year’s event, Capel Manor College are kick starting the year with Celebration of Trees 2010. Showcasing the best in Arboriculture and the Countryside, this show has become a firm fixture in the arboriculture calendar.
Andrew Eastaugh – Brand Marketing Manager, Husqvarna sponsors of the event told The Landscaper, “ It’s always a pleasure to work with Capel Manor College and to be a part of the inspiring work they do for both professionals and budding arborists. It’s for this reason that we decided to give them our full support and we wish them the best of luck.”
Last year’s event attracted over 40 exhibitors and 1500 visitors and proved to be very successful.
After last year’s success they are staging another Employer’s Forum in the Manor House on Friday 23rd starting at 3.30pm. This will look at Employer Responsive Training; understanding your business needs and in particular Short Courses, Apprenticeships, Train to Gain and Bespoke Training, as well as a presentation by Income Protect entitled Tree Surgeon Insurance Services; understanding the complexities of Public Liability, Employers Liability and Accident Insurance.
Complete Tree Care, arboriculture’s leading recruitment company, has once again teamed up with Capel Manor College to offer discounted training to AA and ISA members at the show.
The courses are being run in support of the Celebration of Trees and as such will be on a non profit making basis – resulting in some very attractive prices. As well as discounts for AA and ISA members, Complete Tree Care is offering the training free of charge to the thirty arborists it currently employs on temporary assignments for local authorities and leading employers within the industry. The two courses being offered are LANTRA Chipper Training & Assessment Course on Friday 23rd April and Appointed Persons First Aid on Saturday 24th April. These courses will be filled on a first come, first served basis and so we would recommend you contact Complete Tree Care as soon as possible to take advantage of this offer.
The ISA will also be running their Certified Arborist Exam on Saturday 24th April and the Consulting Arborist Society (CAS) will be holding seminars on Friday and Saturday as well as their AGM on Friday evening. For more information on all these courses visit www.capel.ac.uk/trees and click on ‘Courses on Offer’.

As well as bringing together working professionals, students, general public and youngsters wanting to discover more about the industries you can also expect:

• Exhibitors launching new products and services
• Network with other industry professionals
• Equipment sales with the key industry suppliers all in one field
• Career opportunities and training advice for Countryside and Arboriculture; full-time, part-time, short courses, Apprenticeships and Train to Gain
• Capel’s students competing in the work and speed climb
• The Gwynedd Axemen, sponsored by Husqvarna
• Friday – schools day to encourage the Arborists of the future
• Climbing demonstrations and advice
• Refreshments and bar
• Archery, falconry displays and kids’ climbing
• Chainsaw carving
• 30 acres of themed gardens
• Easy access via the M25 and free parking
• Free entry to students

For more information, to exhibit at the show the courses visit
Admission fees apply so make sure you request your Advanced Trade Discount Voucher for a reduced entry fee of just £3. Visit www.capel.ac.uk/trees
T: 08456 122 122 ext 252
Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th April, 10am – 5pm

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