Level 2 Arboriculture Apprenticeship Standard
You will be provided with a foundation in the broad range of skills required to work competently within the arboriculture industry.
Course Information for Students
Who is this course for?
You will be provided with a foundation in the broad range of skills required to work competently within the arboriculture industry. Practical skills will be developed in the workplace while theoretical background knowledge will be taught and reviewed mainly at College.
This qualification is for anyone aged 16 or over with a job or work placement as a forest worker. You don’t need any previous experience to get started.
You need one of the following:
- Introductory Diploma in a related subject
- Three GCSEs at grade D (3) or above
You should also have a standard of English and maths equivalent to Functional Skills Level 1.
If you are a mature learner, we may be able to take into consideration your previous experience in your chosen subject. Applicants will be interviewed, will undertake an initial assessment in English and maths, and must present an example of current work.
You must be in employment and committed to a career in the arboriculture industry. You will undergo an initial assessment before starting the programme to ensure that you are capable of achieving the outcomes and have an interest in this area of work.
What will you learn?
This programme will enable you to develop the skills in forestry and arboriculture that employers are looking for. Pathways include forestry establishment, maintenance and harvesting, green wood trades, and arboriculture.
How will you learn?
The apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace and on-site.
What will you need to bring with you?
You will need full PPE which should be provided by your employer, including safety boots, trousers and helmet with ear defence and visor, and waterproofs. You will also need writing materials.
For apprentices over the age of 19, an employer contribution is required.
How will you be assessed?
Training is largely work-based with ongoing practical assessments undertaken in your workplace. You will keep a portfolio of evidence of your practical ability and theoretical understanding.
The programme enables you to develop the skills in forestry and arboriculture that employers are looking for.
Who do you contact for more information?
For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Is there any financial support available?
Course Information for Employers
Are they any entry requirements for my apprentice?
What is required from the employer in the workplace?
Behaviours expected within the role
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Will my apprentice need to come into college?
Is there any specialist equipment required?
What progression can my apprentice expect after completion of their apprenticeship?
What job roles will this apprenticeship be suitable for?
Will the college help me find an apprentice?
You may already have someone in your organisation or someone has come to you direct asking for an apprenticeship, but if you don’t we have a free recruitment service to help you hire the best candidate for your organisation from our talent pool and external advertising through social media and the national apprenticeship services website
If you are an employer and you would like to know more, please email email@example.com or call 01332 387421
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Course Information Last Updated On: November 4, 2021 11:01 am