Intermediate Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture: Site Broomfield Hall

Derby College
In Derby

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Important information

Typology BTEC
Location Derby
Duration 1 Year
  • BTEC
  • Derby
  • Duration:
    1 Year
Description

Course Summary:
If you’re interested in a career in arboriculture and forestry management, this one-year course gives you a thorough grounding in both the science and the practice. You will develop your abilities through practical tasks in woodlands at Broomfield Hall and other rural settings.
Entry requirements
As well as a strong interest in arboriculture, you need to demonstrate the ability to undertake a Level 2 programme. Candidates are interviewed and their climbing aptitude is assessed at the start of the course. You also need to be physically fit.
You need one of the following:
Introductory Diploma in a related subject
or
Three GCSEs at grade D 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. ...

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Derby
Broomfield Hall, Morley, Ilkeston, DE7 6DN, Derbyshire, England
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Starts On request
Location
Derby
Broomfield Hall, Morley, Ilkeston, DE7 6DN, Derbyshire, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Arboriculture
Arboriculture
Forestry
Forestry

Course programme

Course Content: Units include: Undertake work-related experience in the land-based industries Environmental and land-based industries In addition to these units, you will study Functional Skills. How will I be assessed? Each unit is assessed in a range of ways, including written assignments, practical skill tests and an identification test. Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required? You need specialist kit including helmets and chainsaw clothing. This will be discussed with you at your interview. A specialist company visits the College during Induction Week to advise learners. What can I do after this course? Further Study You can progress to an advanced course in Arboriculture – or a related subject – or to an Advanced Diploma. However, you must have a minimum of a Merit grade for the Advanced Diploma. Careers You can go into work in forestry and arboriculture or become self-employed, using the skills and knowledge that you have gained from the course.

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