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Starts: September
Duration: 1 year full-time
Available at: Crystal Palace, Gunnersbury Park and Enfield

This Level 1 course will introduce you to the practical skills and machinery needed for starting your career in the arboriculture industry.

The course is ideal for young people who prefer practical learning and adults who are looking for a new career. The support and guidance received on this course will help build your confidence and enable progression to the next level.

Entry requirements
You will need at least one of the following:

  • at least two GCSEs or equivalent
  • relevant prior learning or experience gained in an appropriate professional environment will be considered
  • enthusiasm for working outdoors
  • you will be encouraged to attend our Summer School.

What next?
Successful completion of this course will enable you to progress to:

  • an Arboriculture and Forestry Diploma (Level 2)
  • an Arborist Apprenticeship

Last updated 15 Oct 2018