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 Australia as a registered training organisation specialising in all aspects of arboricultural training. TFT was established to build on and enhance the continuing standards of arboriculture, 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.


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