INTRODUCTION TO TREE SURGERY LAND-BASED DIPLOMA (LEVEL 1)

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INTRODUCTION TO TREE SURGERY LAND-BASED DIPLOMA (LEVEL 1)
Starts: September
Duration: 1 year full-time
Available at: Crystal Palace, Enfield and Gunnersbury Park

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

This 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.

INTRODUCTION TO TREE SURGERY LAND-BASED AWARD (LEVEL 1)
Available at: Crystal Palace, Enfield and Gunnersbury Park
Starts: September and January
Duration: 1 year part-time (1 day per week)

This course will introduce you to the knowledge and understanding required for a career as a practical worker within the arboriculture industry.

If you prefer practical learning and are looking for a new career, then this part-time course is ideal. The support and guidance that you will receive on this course will help build your confidence and enable progression to the next level.

What next?
Successful completion of either of these courses will enable you to progress to Tree Surgery (Level 2).

TREE SURGERY LEVEL 1 COURSE TOPICS:

• chainsaw maintenance
• basic tree climbing
• basic tree identification
• wood chipper use
• stump grinder use.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS FOR LEVEL 1 COURSES

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.

Last updated 24 July 2019