This blog is very kindly sponsored by the following Professional companies:

Tree Care Ireland is the foremost provider of Professional training courses and NPTC certification services to the Farming, Forestry and Arboriculture Industries in Ireland. They also offer a range of additional safety services and a dedicated contracting team for tree care and woodland maintenance.
Kevin Birchall, Director of TCI, is a regular contributor to this blog and is dedicated to providing relevent information, education and advice to anyone interested in professional training and tree care. For more information visit Tree Care Ireland's website or email

The Accreditation Body Association is an organisation
that promotes the recognition of individuals training and certification Internationally.
ABA-Skills have recently launched a new project,  VET Safety, which Treecareireland are delighted to be a partner organisation. For more information visit the ABA skills website

An Irish training and Certification organisation specialising in Landbased training. Upskill and Treecareireland are sister companies and work closely with A1 Arborists in the UK to deliver a full suite of Forestry and Arboriculture courses and Awards