Diploma in Work-based Trees and Timber (QCF)
Carry Out Pruning Operations (NPTC CS40 replacement) CS307
Use Chainsaw from Rope and Harness (NPTC CS39 replacement) CS308
Undertake Sectional Felling Techniques (NPTC CS41 replacement) CS309
Health and Safety
Survey and Inspect Trees
Install Structural Supports for Trees
Manage and Control of Pests, Diseases and Disorders in Trees.
Intermediate Apprenticeship in Arboricuture or a relevent Level 2 qualification in trees and timber and have at least NPTC certificates in CS30 and CS31 or equivalent. Candidates will be accepted without a Level 2 qualification as long as they have NPTC CS30 and CS31 or equivalent certificates and hold GCSEs in English and maths at Grade C or above. Tetanus protection is recommended.
Level 4 Certificate in Arboriculture (AB166)
Arboricultural Business Proprietor