Your Private Alternative to TAFE in Queensland for Arboricultural & Chainsaw Training
RTO: 31528
07 3279 4608


Training For Trees Pty Ltd began its inception in 2003 as a registered training organisation specialising in all aspects of arboricultural training. TFT, owned and operated by Peter and Heidi Chaffin, was established to build on and enhance the continuing standards of training and tree care in Australia.

Training for Tree’s reputation & success
is proven by the experience, dedication
& delivery of quality professional training.

Director and principal trainer, Peter Chaffin began his career in arboriculture in 1984 when he founded P J Chaffin Tree Surgery now known as Chaffin Tree Surgery (UK). Expanding on his practical and theoretical knowledge and passion for the industry, Peter became a trainer and assessor for the UK awarding body, NPTC (National Proficiency Test Council) and was engaged in the delivery of training and assessment for Plumpton Agricultural College, Chichester University and various corporate companies and councils.

TFT’s ‘hands on’ approach to training & support has been the epitome of our success & reputation, evident in our technique & delivery of training qualification courses.

Training and assessment including refresher training  for corporate/business operators  can be conducted at your workplace.


  • AHC30816
    Certificate III in Arboriculture
    Next Date: 10th May, 2017

Short Courses

  • FWPCOT2237 & FWPCOT2239
    Maintain Chainsaw &Trim and Cut Felled Trees (Forestry)
    Next Date: 22nd May, 2017
  • ACDC Chem Cert
    (Weed Spraying) Control weeds, Prepare & apply chemicals, Transport handle & store chemicals
    Next Date: 2nd June, 2017