Course Title: Level 1 Practical Arboriculture Skills
Course Code: HR225

Department: Arboriculture
Course Type: Full time

Combining a mixture of theory and practical, this is a very hands-on qualification ideally suited to someone who wishes to investigate a career in arboriculture and perhaps study further. No previous knowledge is required, but a willingness to learn new skills and develop knowledge of the world of arboriculture is needed. This a basic introductory course covering a whole range of skills and knowledge around trees, shrubs, machinery and other countryside skills.

You will be taught with like-minded learners with the same interest in the outdoors where you will develop your personal and social skills. Take advantage of our fantastic resources and find out about the wide range of opportunities that are on offer within this dynamic industry.


Course Content

Diploma in Land-based Studies

Next Steps

No formal entry requirements. You will need to be interested in a career in trees and their maintenance and be willing to learn new skills and undertake practical tasks. Tetanus protection is recommended.

Career Opportunities

Level 2 -Technical Certificate in Arboriculture Level 2 - Technical Certificate in Wildlife, Ecology & Conservation Level 2 - Technical Certificate in Horticulture

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
07-Sep-20 25-Jun-21 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Full time Mon, Tue, Wed 35
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

With further training: tree surgeon, wildlife ranger/warden, garden maintenance and landscaper.


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