You will gain the basic skills and knowledge needed to understand how
pruning affects the development and survival of trees. You will also
learn how pruning is used for disease prevention. The course consists of
classroom instruction and practical application of the principles of
tree pruning. You will practice pruning under an instructor’s guidance.
Homeowners, landscapers and tree pruners (commercial and municipal) will
benefit from this course. It meets requirements for elm tree pruners in
Saskatchewan under Dutch Elm Disease regulations.
Call 1-866-goSIAST (467-4278) EXT 7473 to place your name on the interest list.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve every economic and public service sector. As a polytechnic, the organization provides the depth of learning appropriate to employer and student need, including certificate, diploma and degree programs, and apprenticeship training. Saskatchewan Polytechnic engages in applied research, drawing on faculty expertise to support innovation by employers, and providing students the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills.