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Level 2 Tree Surgery and Forestry


On this course you will learn the basic practical and theoretical elements of arboriculture and forestry.


This course aims to provide a basic understanding of the practical and theoretical elements of arboriculture and forestry. The course covers some of the following modules: health and safety, woodland and habitat management, ground-based arboriculture operations and planting and tree identification. Students' work is assessed via multiple choice exams and a synoptic assessment further details will be provided at interviews.

Entry Requirements

Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grading level 3 (Old GCSE grade E or above including Maths and English) with Science desirable. Alternatively a suitable Level 1 vocational qualification with English and Maths at Level 1.

Further Study

Upon successful completion of this course students may progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture. Alternatively this course would give you the relevant skills to enter the Arboriculture Industry at trainee level.

Askham Bryan College,
Askham Bryan,
YO23 3FR
01904 772277