Tutor: Keith Sacre MSc Arb, BSc Arb, MICFor
Length: 3 days
Cost: £350+vat for CAS Members

About the Course

This new CAS course offers delegates an increased understanding of selecting, specifying, planting and maintaining young trees in the landscape, delivered by Keith Sacre, chair of the BS:8545 Committee.

Three reasons all CAS members should complete this new course:

Win More Work
Assure your clients’ of best practice and specification to industry standards.

Client Retention
Avoid breaking contracts and disappointing clients with poor trees.

Be capable of justifying your recommendations in on-the-spot situations.

Course Content

The new course will examine in full the whole process of successfully transplanting young trees into the landscape including:

  • Site evaluation and constraints assessment
  • The selection of appropriate tree species
  • Nursery production methods and the specification of nursery trees
  • Tree planting and subsequent maintenance.


This course is LANTRA endorsed.


To book your place, please download the booking form. Either post the completed form with a cheque or email it back after completing a BACS transfer. All details are on the form.

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