Arboriculture and Forestry - Level 3 Diploma at Easton & Otley College
The course has a highly practical base, and includes theory elements for each unit of study which are designed to develop a higher understanding of the practical skills covered in Arboriculture and Forestry.
It carries the same UCAS points weighting and is equivalent to studying 3 A Levels.
Course content includes:
- Investigative Project
- Principles of Plant and Soil Science
- Plant Establishment and Maintenance
- Arboricultural Tree Identification, Planting and Care
- Arboricultural Tree Climbing, Pruning and Dismantling
- Tree Pests and Diseases
- Woodland Management
- Tree Biology
- Tree Surveys and Reports
- Landbased Machinery
- Forest and Woodland Management
- Specialist Forest Machinery
4 GCSEs at Grades A-C (English, Maths and Science at Grade C or above) Diploma Level 2 (Merit/ Distinction overall).
This course will prepare you for a range of roles within the arboriculture industry. On completion you could become a contracting tree surgeon, a junior arboriculture officer in local government, a tree surveyor, a woodland manager or progress onto a Higher Education course.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Easton & Otley College directly.