ARBO607 – Notable Tree Valuation and Registration

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Module code
ARBO607
Module title
Notable Tree Valuation and Registration
Prescription
The aim of this module is to develop students skill and understanding in the performance of valuations on trees of notable, rare, scientific, historic or protected status.
Programmes
  • SX1902
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
5
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
20
Self directed hours
30
Total learning hours
50
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Interpret the characteristics and categories of notable trees and the justification process of granting notable status.
2. Demonstrate the valuation process of notable trees, and analyze concept of valuing such trees as a management and environmental tool
Content
? Introduction.
? Comparison and evaluation of tree valuation systems
? The concept of notability.
? Tree valuation resources and research techniques.
? Field case studies.
? Evaluation of the concept of Tree Valuation.
? Environmental considerations
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