Who is the course for?
The course is for individuals who would like a career in tree surgery, landscaping, local authority tree management or self-employment. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn a range of new practical skills, which will prepare you to carry out tree surgery and tree care operations. It will also provide you with the underpinning knowledge to enable you to progress within the industry in order to carry out a range of other exciting tasks and find other potential employment opportunities.
Do I need any formal qualifications?
To study on the course you will need to be over 16 and have one of the following entry requirements: -
4 GCSEs at grade C or above
Mature students and applicants with a significant level of experience will also be considered
What will I study on the course?
You will study the following units on this program:
- Tree climbing
- Tree pruning
- Legal aspects
- Plant science
- Tree identification
- Tree planting
- Tree felling
- Chainsaw use.