About The Qualification
This qualification has been developed in collaboration with industry, providers and Lantra for those learners working in arboriculture. It encourages learners to follow a programme of structured continuing professional development, facilitates access to higher-level management qualifications, and improves job prospects by formalising professional skills and training. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following:
- Pest, disease and disorder identification
- Tree biomechanics and maintenance
- Woody vegetation formation and physiology
- Principles of tree management
- Selection, planting and design for amenity and landscape purposes
Optional units include: Tree Related Damage to Built Structures and Principles of Woodland Establishment.
Progression Routes: What's Next?
Learners who achieve these qualifications could progress to other higher level qualifications such as the ABC Awards Level 6 Certificate or Diploma in Arboriculture, gain promotion to a more senior position within existing employment, or begin entrepreneurial activities such as starting ones own business.
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