Trees in the Landscape Workshop

08dec8:00 am4:00 pmTrees in the Landscape Workshopwith Bryan Gould

Event Details

Presenter: Bryan Gould
When: Friday 8 December 2023
Time: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Location: QAA Head Office
26-40 Delancey Street, Cleveland QLD 4163



The Workshop

During this workshop you will get an understanding of the biological/environmental/societal benefits/values of trees and the arboriculture/landscape principles for establishing them at scale. The workshop will be delivered across one day comprising three 2-hour sessions. 

Session 1: The role of the arborist

    • As a ‘visionary’
    • As a ‘landscape manager’

Session 2: The benefits and values of trees

    • Aesthetic values
    • Climatological effects
    • Ecological issues
    • Environmental factors
    • Economic influences
    • Social benefits

Session 3: The process of vegetation establishment

    • The scope of site assessment/analysis issues
      • Aerial and in-ground factors
    • Site assessment/analysis and preparation
      • Earth moving/contouring
      • Drainage/irrigation
      • Soil amendment/amelioration
      • Pre-planting weed suppression

After completing this workshop, attendees will be familiar with their role and relationship to other professionals, the varied benefits/values of trees, and the range of issues involved when planning and preparing sites for planting.


8.00am – 8.30 am Registrations/Housekeeping
8.30am – 10.30am Session One
10.30am – 10.45am Morning Tea
10.45am – 11.45am Session Two
11.45am – 12.30pm Lunch
12.30pm – 1.30pm Session Two (cont.)
1.30pm – 2.00pm Afternoon Tea
2.00pm – 4.00pm Session Three


Who should attend?

Sessions are informal and relevant to arborists working within the industry, whether aspiring or experienced. Information is complementary and supplementary to AQF certificate/diploma studies.

This workshop is 100% classroom-based, centred on illustrated slide presentations that encourage discussion and interaction.  

The Presenter

Bryan Gould has enjoyed a lengthy career in tree care and management having worked as a climber, supervisor, manager, consultant, and AQF teacher/trainer. He has extensive experience in commercial tree care, arboreta and collection curation, municipal urban forest management and AQF L3/4/5/6 arboriculture education.

Bryan is a Senior Parks Project Officer with Gold Coast City Council and is the Principal of ARB101 who provide arboriculture advocacy, consultancy, and education. He holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Management, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Science Horticulture, a Bachelors Degree in Arboriculture, and is TRAQ qualified.

Bryan’s goal for his series of workshops is to cover issues of interest, providing relevant information and insight on arboriculture topics, that support arborists to better understand aspects of arboricultural/ biological/environmental and commercial management.


$135.00 QAA Lifetime Member
$189.00 QAA Student Member
$216.00 QAA Qualified Member
$243.00 QAA General/Corporate Member
$330.00 Non Member

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.



Bryan is running a number of workshops for the QAA in 2023 and early 2024. We are offering a discounted rate for booking multiple workshops.

We recognise that not all workshops will apply to each individual person/role within a business. That’s why we’re allowing businesses to book a bundle rate but send different staff to each workshop. This also means you don’t lose out if an employee’s situation changes, you simply send someone else. Individual attendee names do not need to be supplied at time of booking.

To book a bundle rate, CLICK HERE. Bundle tickets ARE NOT available from the ticket link below. Only use the ticket link below if booking tickets to this workshop only.



(Friday) 8:00 am - 4:00 pm(GMT-11:00)


QAA Head Office

26-40 Delancey Street, Cleveland QLD 4163



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