About The Qualification
This qualification is the theory component of the Royal Forestry Society RFS Certificate in Arboriculture. It is designed for those people working in arboriculture, in both the public and private sectors, to complement their training and experience, and to formalise their existing knowledge. It provides a stimulating and supportive learning environment to develop learners potential contribution to arboriculture and associated industries. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following:
- The interaction of soil environments and woody plants, including the causes of poor quality soil and ways to improve conditions
- Woody Plant Physiology
- The supply, Planting and Aftercare Of Woody Plants
- Principles of tree surgery operations, including current British Standards and current legislation and regulations
- Optional units include: Principles of woodlands, forestry and ecology, Principles of tree surgery equipment, and more.
Progression Routes: What's Next?
Learners who achieve these qualifications could progress onto further study, or gain promotion to a more senior position within existing employment.
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