Arboriculture

Introduction

Our courses will train you for a career in the expanding trees and timber industry, working to care for the nation’s trees in rural and urban areas. Arboriculture contributes £286 million to the UK economy and employs over 20 thousand people working on managing woodland habitats, caring for and felling trees.* You will benefit from the wide range of trees on our stunning campus as well as extensive us of local forests and woodlands, where will train you in essential machine skills including chainsaws, brushcutters, strimmers to commercial standards.

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Available Courses

Course Code Course Name Department Course Type
ABAPP Advanced Arboriculture Apprenticeship Arboriculture Full time
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ABAPP Intermediate Arboriculture Apprenticeship Arboriculture Full time
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AB159 Award for the Use of Powered Pole Pruners Arboriculture Part Time
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AB158 Award for Felling Small Trees Arboriculture Part Time
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AB158 Award for Felling Small Trees Arboriculture Part Time
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AB157 Award for Felling Medium Sized Trees Arboriculture Part Time
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AB078 Award in Aerial Tree Rigging (Sectional Felling) Arboriculture Part Time
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AB077 Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue Arboriculture Part Time
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AB075 Award in Aerial Cutting of Trees Using Free-Fall Techniques Arboriculture Part Time
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AB076 Award in Severing Uprooted or Windblown Trees Using a Chainsaw Arboriculture Part Time
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Employment Opportunities

  • Tree Surgeon
  • Woodland/Forestry Management
  • Chainsaw Operator

Our students have the opportunity to learn Arboriculture skills on
a stunning 750 acre estate with extensive trees and woodland.