Advanced Apprenticeship in Arboriculture

About the course

This programme is suitable for those employed in a supervisory capacity within the sector, seeking to progress to a higher level of qualification. Please see factsheet for more information on the course.

 

Course modules

Functional Skills

Level 2 English

Level 2 Mathematics

Additional Qualification(s)

Option D £1250 - CS38, CS39

Option E £1250 - CS32, CS30

Option F £1250 - CS39, CS41

Knowledge Qualification

Survey and inspect the condition of trees

Carry out aerial pruning of a tree

Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security of the workplace

Carry out aerial rescue operations

Plan, allocate and monitor work of a team

Group 1 - Access a tree using a rope and harness

Group 1 - Fell and process trees over 380mm

Group 1 - Prepare for and aggree emergency tree work operations

Group 1 - Lay a hedge

Group 1 - Carry out aerial tree rigging

Group 1 - Plan and carry out plant protection by chemical means

Group 1 - Sever uprooted or windblown trees using a chainsaw

Group 1 - Supervise arboriculture operations in proximity to above ground utilities

Group 1 - Carry out site surveys and communicate findings

Group 1 - Process timber with large loader-fed machinery

Group 2 - Co-ordinate and oversee habitat management work

Group 2 - Plan, deliver and evaluate environmental projects

Group 2 - Manage budgets

Group 2 - Consult and work with local community

Entry requirements & additional information

Entry requirements

Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to clarify course appropriateness. Entrants must have the ability to achieve Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Mathematics and be able to cope with the Level 3 vocational qualification. They must also have a contract of employment for a minimum for 30 hours/week.

Progression

Apprentices successfully completing the Advanced Apprenticeship have opportunities to progress within the industry by continuing into Higher Education.

Careers

Typical jobs apprentices will be able to progress onto on completion of the Advanced will depend on the qualifications and experience gained but include working as a team leader.

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