Arboriculture (Tree maintenance)

Study arboriculture at MIT to get the specialist tree care skills you need to succeed. When you graduate, you'll be in a great position to get a job thanks to our relationship with Treescape.

Treescape is New Zealand’s largest arboriculture provider and provides services to Auckland Council. They hire many MIT graduates.

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As an MIT graduate you will be in a great position to start work in this exciting and physically challenging industry thanks to our relationship with Treescape.

Treescape is New Zealand’s largest arboriculture provider and in 2016 the company was awarded the contract to provide ecological and arboriculture services to Auckland Council across the region.  Treescape kicked off 2017 with 56 vacancies, and has already hired MIT students to bring that number down.

When you study aboriculture at MIT you will develop specialist skills around residential tree care, planting, pruning, removal and felling. You’ll also learn about the safe use and maintenance of the tools of the trade such as climbing gear and chainsaws.