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I am currently wishing to undergo a career change, I hope to become a tree surgeon but realize to do this I will have to start with the basics and undergo the training I need.


Would you or do you know anyone that would be interested in taking on a trainee / apprentice? would there be a basic minimum i would need to do this ? such as the courses i have listed below.


I am currently saving to complete:


Basic Crosscutting and maintenance

Small tree felling

Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue

Use of a chainsaw from a rope


I will hopefully be completing these over the next 4 months. if you know of any grants or funding that i could access i would be very grateful. Or if you want someone to update your website / social marketing in exchange for course payment, that could also be an option.


I am looking for experience, either working for a company or an individual that would be willing to train me / share there experience with me and help me achieve my long term goal.


I am currently in full time employment and am looking at the options available to me to re-train either at college / with a tree surgeon or company in the south (I live in Bournemouth).


I am very determined and have a variety of skills, as you can see in my attached CV. However i would like to reiterate that its experience I am after, a foot in the door and a chance to work my way up the ladder, so to speak.


If I have to continue my current employment to pay for the courses required and gain experience on the weekend, I am more than willing to do this.


Thanks for taking the time to read this and I look forward to your reply.


P.S the free chocolate is for the person who is willing to take me on and train me up :)

Jamie Macdonald CV.doc

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I think you should go for a driving, groundsman job with a tree company and then you'll get experience , wages and a chance to use a saw and work your way into a climber.

Hgv and team leader skills are very desirable.

You come across very professional .

Simon Rutherford is looking for guys, he's in Coventry.

Is that near you?

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