Forestry & Arboriculture Level 2 Diploma Course

Five highlights

  • Great opportunities within the industry for employment and progression
  • Excellent track record of success on this course
  • Great options for realistic work experience
  • Excellent teamworking and practical challenges
  • Opportunity to develop into other areas such as management

Key Points

  • Brinsbury Campus
  • 05.09.2016
  • Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture (QCF)


Course code Location Course length Start date
CNS067BF1A Brinsbury Campus 1 Year 05.09.2016

What you need to know

How will I study?

If you are a full time student aged 16-18 you will follow a study programme which will consist of your main course, enterprise and enrichment activities, English and maths as well as work experience. You will learn how to climb trees safely with your chainsaw equipment, undertake chainsaw maintenance and the safe use of chainsaws. You will also learn the art of felling trees & tree surgery, undertake ground level operations and estate maintenance. You will gain the underpinning knowledge and training to undertake the various NPTC assessments in the use of chainsaws (there is a separate charge for the assessments).

How will I be taught?

By a combination of theory (35%) and practical training. Classroom activities will make full use of digital technology and practicals will be in realistic work environments, all of which will be fully supervised and health and safety checked.

How will I be assessed?

By a range of assessment techniques including practical assessment, written work and projects.

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