Transition to (Level 2)

in Forestry and Arboriculture

This is an introductory qualification that’s great for those who have a passion for the Forestry and Arboriculture industry and want to gain specialist skills working outdoors. The course is designed to offer you a broad base of knowledge and practical skills which you can use to progress onto a further course within our Land and Environment Academy.

What will I study?

  • Health and safety for the land-based industries
  • Introduction to the forestry and arboriculture sector
  • Environment and conservation
  • Tree classification and identification
  • Introduction to plant science
  • Tree establishment
  • Tree and woodland management
  • Tools and equipment
  • Additional qualifications
  • Functional Skills or GCSE in English and Maths depending on previous qualifications

How long will it take?

  • 1 year, full-time

What qualifications do I need to start?

What qualifications will I gain?

Course options after this programme

Career options

  • Forestry ranger
  • Tree surgeon
  • Countryside ranger
  • Conservation worker
  • Country estate worker
  • Countryside/conservation contractor