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Forestry and Arboriculture Level 2


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


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,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400