Arboriculture

Introduction

Course Title: Intermediate Apprenticeship in Arboriculture
Course Code: AB062

Department: Arboriculture
Course Type: Apprenticeship



Overview

Qualification

Diploma in Work-based Trees and Timber (QCF)

Course Content

Maintain and Operate the Chainsaw (NPTC CS30 replacement) CS201/202
Fell Small Trees (NPTC CS31 replacement) CS203
Climb Trees and Perform Aerial Rescue (NPTC CS38 replacement) CS208/308
Health and Safety
Tree Identification
Tree Planting
Arboricultur ground worker
Chipper operations
Stump grinding operations
Chainsaw pole pruning operations

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements but you will be required to take an English and maths assessment. You should be keen to learn new skills and have enthusiasm for the subject. You will be required to find suitable relevant employment. Mature students will be considered based on previous experience. Tetanus protection is recommended.

Next Steps

Advanced Apprenticeship in Arboriculture

Career Opportunities

Arboricultural Groundsman Arboricultural Climber Landscaper/Groundsman