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Arboriculture & Forestry

  • 1 Year | Full Time
  • Suffolk Rural
  • Level 2 | Vocational

Course overview

This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Forestry and Arboriculture is for you if you are 16-19 and looking to start a career within the forestry or arboricultural sector. Modern forestry and arboriculture practices involve far more than just growing trees for timber.

There are numerous career options depending on your interests and goals, which range from managing large forests to managing trees for amenities and urban landscapes. This qualification is suitable if you are 16 years old, or over.

You may or may not have any previous knowledge or experience in forestry or arboriculture.

You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that are important when you are working in a tree-work setting or progressing to further learning and training in this area.

Course highlights

  • Practical work experience
  • Forestry/ arboriculture sectors
  • Health and safety
  • Tools and equipment
  • Environment and conservation
  • Intro to plant science
  • Tree classification/ identification
  • Tree establishment
  • Tree/ woodland management

Explore your career options

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You can explore live job vacancies, next level qualifications and apprenticeship standards in your local area. Not only this but you can also watch videos of real people talking about their experiences of working in your specific industry or occupation of interest.

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If this is the right course for you click Apply!
If you want to see what else is on offer in this area feel free to view the other courses.

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