Principles of Woodland Establishment and Management
Tree Development and Protection
Selection, Planting and Design with Hardy Nursery Stock for Amenity and Landscape Purposes
Students need to be 18 years of age or over, having achieved the pre- requisite ABC Level 4 Certificate qualification.
Although not an entry requirement of the course, it is strongly recommended that applicants try to gain experience within the Arboricultural industry throughout their time of study, or are already practising arborists.
Learning and assessment
All learning materials have been specifically designed for this course and for the requirement of meeting the learning objectives devised by the awarding body. All learning materials will be delivered online through the use of the Virtual Learning Environment- CANVAS. Additional learning and assessment support will be made available through the modules through 1:1 tutor dialogue and use of discussion boards to collaborate with your peers.
All learning objectives will be assessed by written assignments which you will complete. These will then be marked and feedback given to you. All assignments will go to make a complete portfolio of completed work.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high number of assessments required in order to pass the course, it is advisable that a minimum of ten hours are dedicated to studying and completing the assessments.
Foundation Degree in Arboriculture (2 years full time), AA Technician's Certificate or similar course.
Operative within an Arboricultural contracting or surveying/consulting firm or Local Authority, both in the United Kingdom and abroad. Self-employed tree work contractors or surveyor/consultant or relative department within a Local Authority or industry contractor.
Access to a PC
Broadband or internet connection
As a Myerscough student, for the duration of your course you will have free access to Microsoft Office 365, including all Office applications and a OneDrive cloud storage account.
Costs that are mandatory and optional for the course:
Although not mandatory, subscriptions to journals, periodicals and websites are recommended to provide a wider scope of information and understanding of the topics within the course.
Although work experience is not part of the course, for your own self-reflection and application of knowledge, it is strongly recommended that applicants try to gain experience within the Arboricultural industry throughout their time of study, or are already practising arborists.