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 2007  in Queensland as a registered training organisation specialising in all aspects of arboricultural training. TFT was established to build on and enhance the continuing standards of arboricultural training and tree care in Australia. With a dedicated arboricultural training facility, students will have access to the latest equipment and resources enabling TFT students to graduate with a perfect blend of knowledge and practical skills to excel in the arboricultural industry.

Training for Trees  have set the benchmarks and foundations for quality and professional training for the arboricultural VET sector in Australia.


Director of training 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 reputation & success
is proven by the experience, dedication
& delivery of quality professional arboricultural training.

  Our  trainers and assessor  are passionate and committed   delivering  comprehensive quality outcomes for our students.  

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: 2nd October, 2019
  • AHC50516
    Diploma of Arboriculture
    Next Date: 14th October, 2019

Short Courses

  • FWPCOT2237 & FWPCOT2239
    Maintain Chainsaw &Trim and Cut Felled Trees (Forestry)
    Next Date: 30th September, 2019
  • AHCPMG301 , AHCCHM303 , AHCCHM304 (ACDC)
    Control weeds, Prepare & apply chemicals, Transport handle & store chemicals
    Next Date: 30th September, 2019