Rupert Baker  
For all things green  
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My qualifications

Qualifications :          
BSc (Hons) – Botany and Applied Biology.
Professional Diploma in Arboriculture.
C&G 730 (The lecturer’s qualification).                                  
NPTC assessor (Nursery Stock, Landscape Practice, and Pesticide use).
LOLER Assessor.


Horticultural/Arboricultural courses attended:                                                     
Decay detection techniques.                                                  
Installing hard surfaces under trees.                               
The law relating to trees, and its enforcement.    
Grassland Management.                                                
Landscape Design principles.                                        
Management of Arboreta.                                             
Marking for Thinning.                                                    
National Vegetation Classification.                                
Planning Law and Trees.                                   
Propagation; Grafting and Budding.                   
Quantified Tree Risk Assessment.                                   
Rigging and Dismantling Large Trees.                   
Soil and Water Management.                                        
Tree Hazard Assessment.                                             
Veteran Tree Management.
Woodland Management for Nature Conservation.                                  
British Standard BS 5837- Trees in relation to construction.


Management/Technical courses attended
Best Value.
CDM Regulations.
Computer use for managers.
Customer Care.
LOLER inspection.
Management skills.
Preparation & Management of Contracts.   
Recruitment and interview techniques.
Risk Assessment. 
Risk Management.
Tree Roots and Buildings         
Time management


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