90-Credit Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture (QCF)
Advanced arboricultural practices
Tree felling and chainsaw use
Tree care and pruning
Identification, planting and establishment of trees
Identification of pests and diseases
Tree surveys and inspections
Training towards NPTC qualifications in chainsaw use and tree climbing
Weekly work experience and a 3 week block at Easter for work experience.
4 GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English and maths. Mature students lacking formal qualifications will be considered based on previous experience. You will be required to complete a work placement. Tetanus protection is recommended.
Further NPTC mandatory qualifications (prospectus did not include:", for example dismantling and felling")
Advanced Apprenticeship in Arboriculture
Work with landscapers, arborists or on estates
Arboricultural Worker/Tree Surgeon