Level 3 Certificate in Forestry and Arboriculture
City and Guilds Level 2 Award in Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting
City and Guilds Level 2 Award in Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm
City and Guilds Level 2 Award in Tree Climbing and Rescue
City and Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Stump Grinders
City and Guilds Level 2 Award in the Safe Use of Manually Fed Wood Chipper
City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Cutting of Trees with a Chainsaw Using Freefall Techniques
City and Guilds Level 3 Award in Aerial Tree Rigging
Work Experience / Enrichment
Level 2 Arboriculture.
Learning and assessment
Students gain practical skills and experience in Croxteth Park. Each of the course components includes a separate practical assessment.
Employment, Access to HE or Apprenticeships.
Employment (including apprenticeships) in arboriculture, forestry and grounds maintenance.
Costs that are mandatory for the course:
Students require sensible outdoor clothing (including waterproofs). PPE is available but many students prefer to use their own, advice is available from tutors. Approx £150
The Arboriculture Routes to Employment programme is free for students aged 16 – 18 and Liverpool City Region residents aged 19 or over*.
*Subject to eligibility
Costs that are optional for the course:
PPE – chainsaw boots, clothing, helmets and ear defenders. (Approx £100-£250)
Students gain valuable work experience in the woodlands at Croxteth Park or may participate in an external work placement.