Trees and Timber Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship at Northumberland College
This qualification is part of the Apprenticeship in Trees and timber. An Apprenticeship is an excellent way to earn money whilst gaining hands on practical work experience. It is a work-related, competence-based qualification, and is designed for someone in work or who wishes to progress into work. The Advanced apprenticeship, reflects the fact that you already have experience in the industry, which should be equivalent to a level two qualification. This qualification will however enable you to consolidate existing skills and develop new ones, particularly linked to supervisory and descision making tasks. This will help enable you to progress in an exciting and rewarding industry.
You will study a range of exciting units including Tree felling, tree climbing , Tree surveys and reports, Tree pruning and Use of Tree supports in addition to looking at aspects such as business management to help you with your current employment or to provide you with invaluable skills for the future .
You should hold a level two qualification or equivalent qualification in order to progress onto this level three programme
Your progress will be assessed by a range of methods including practical assessments/ observations, written assignments, and identification tests. It has to be pointed out, that training is delivered by a combination of college attendance one day per week, which is linked to workbased assessment. Your Tutor and assessor will work with you and help you put together a workbased portfolio of completed work.
After completing the course you could progress to a level 4 qualification such as the Foundation Degree in Arboriculture
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Northumberland College directly.