Study Arboriculture by distance learning and increase your job and career opportunities.
Work with industry experts and highly qualified tutors, students will
gain a theoretical and practical understanding of arboriculture.
- Learn about the cultivation and management of trees.
- Be able to identify different trees and determine what trees are suited to what environments and purpose.
- Learn how to manage wooded or over-crowded areas.
- Understand tree health and how to treat damaged trees.
The Qualification - Proficiency Award In Arboriculture is a 500 hour course, requiring the student to:
Complete three 100 hour modules in Arboriculture I and II and Trees for
Rehabilitation. Then complete a 200 hour industry/workplace project that
looks at the practical side of arboriculture.
Note that each module in the Qualification - Proficiency Award in Arboriculture is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.
To complete this qualification, you are also required to complete a workplace project lasting 200 hours.
There are 4 options available to you to satisfy this requirement. The
options will be different dependent upon whether or not you currently
work within the industry. The project can be work experience, voluntary
experience, a project you carry out, other training you have already
undertaken and there are other options. Don’t worry if you are not sure
how to proceed at this stage, as your tutor will be there to discuss how
to proceed and help you every step of the way.
Studying the Qualification - Proficiency Award In Arboriculture will
provide you with the theory backed up by practical knowledge in
arboriculture. Through your studies, you will gain a
broad knowledge of tree life - understanding how to grow and maintain
healthy trees, how to diagnose and treat problems, tree surgery
practuces, and much more.