Level 2 Certificate in Forestry

About The Qualification

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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  • ABC Awards Code
    C9301-02
  • Ofqual Code
    601/3582/7
  • Credit Target
    21
  • Framework
    RQF
  • Grading
    Pass/Fail Only
  • GLH
    155

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