Qualification:

Level 2 Certificate in Forestry

SNAPSHOT
ABC Awards Code C9301-02
Ofqual Code 601/3582/7
Assessment Pass/Fail Only
Total Qualification Time 210
Guided Learning 155
Recognised by Royal Forestry Society
Fee £64.20
QUALIFICATION DESCRIPTION

This qualification is the theory component of the Royal Forestry Society RFS Certificate in Forestry. It is also a valuable stand-alone award designed for learners currently working in forestry to complement their experience and formalize professional skills and training. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following:

  • Principles of woodlands, forestry and ecology including the history of woodland/forestry in Great Britain and system and management principles
  • The supply, planting and aftercare of woody plants
  • Woody plant physiology, structure, and defense mechanisms
  • The interaction of soil environments and woody plants
  • How to develop a systematic and logical method of inspecting trees, including common and statute law as applicable to tree surgery

Optional units include: Identify and Select Forestry and Woodland Trees for Planting and Principles of Practical Silviculture and Habitat Management

PROGRESSION ROUTES: WHAT'S NEXT

Learners who achieve this qualification will be able to continue in further education and training related to this area of expertise.

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