ARBO606 – Advanced Tree Valuation

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Module code
Module title
Advanced Tree Valuation
The aim of this module is to develop students skill and knowledge in the interpretation of tree valuation systems and be able to perform such valuations on common amenity trees.
  • SX1902
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Interpret tree valuation systems available in the Arboriculture industry, and critique their use as a management tool for planning and contractual agreements.
2. Demonstrate the use of valuation systems and analyse bias present in systems.
? Introduction to tree valuation.
? History and development of tree valuation.
? Introduction to STEM.
? Use of STEM.
? Introduction to Burnley.
? Use of Burnley.
? Introduction to ISA.
? Use of ISA.
? Formulating unit prices
? Category scores
? Evaluation of systems and categories of tree valuation.
? Use as a management tool
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students need to pass all components of the portfolio with at least 50% in order to pass this module.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Project-based learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices