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Level 2 Tree Surgery and Forestry

Overview

On this course you will learn the basic practical and theoretical elements of arboriculture and forestry.

Description

This course aims to provide a basic understanding of the practical and theoretical elements of arboriculture and forestry. The course covers some of the following modules; health and safety in tree work, woodland and habitat management, ground-based arboriculture operations, pruning and felling operations. Students' work is assessed throughout the course and will be demonstrated through written and practical assignments.

Entry Requirements

Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grade E or above including Maths and English (new GCSE grading level 3) with Science desirable. Alternatively a suitable Level 1 vocational qualification with English and Maths at Level 1.
 

Further Study

Upon successful completion of this course students may progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma Tree Surgey (Arboriculture). Alternatively this course would give you the relevant skills to enter the Arboriculture Industry at trainee level.

Newton Rigg College,
Penrith,
Cumbria,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400
enquiries@newtonrigg.ac.uk