This Level 2 Technical Certificate in Forestry and Arboriculture is for you if you are 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 amenity 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 treework setting, or progressing to further learning and training in this area.
You will gain an understanding of the skills and knowledge that are important when you are working in a treework setting, or progressing to further learning and training in this area. A buoyant local industry will enable great opportunities for employment.
The course content consists of:? Working in a forestry or arboriculture related business, Introduction to the forestry and arboriculture sectors, Health & safety in the land-based industries, Tools and equipment, Environment and conservation, Introduction to plant science, Tree classification and Identification, Tree establishment, Tree and woodland management
A combination of classroom and practical sessions
To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully achieve the following assessments: One externally set, externally moderated assignment Two externally set, externally marked tests, sat under examination conditions