Part time Certificate of Higher Education in Arboriculture AB001

Kingston Maurward College
In Dorchester

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Important information

Typology HNC
Location Dorchester
Duration 2 Years
  • HNC
  • Dorchester
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This course is designed for students with a prior knowledge or qualification in arboriculture or those considering a move to a career in the industry. It aims to provide a link into Higher Education for people wanting to develop their career in this discipline or to provide a platform for employment at a managerial level, consultancy or research.

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
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Starts On request
Location
Dorchester
DT2 8PY, Dorset, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Arboriculture

Course programme


Certificate of Higher Education in Arboriculture AB001
QualificationCertificate of Higher Education in Arboriculture
Qualification Level
Level : 4
What do these levels mean?

Duration :1 day / week, 20 weeks / year for 2 years

Times :20 x Monday: 9.45 am - 4.45 pm

Dates :5.10.09 - 22.03.10

Run by : Arboriculture Department.
Tutor : Dr Rachel Parker

Awarding Body
Bournemouth University

Is it right for me?
This course is designed for students with a prior knowledge or qualification in arboriculture or those considering a move to a career in the industry. It aims to provide a link into Higher Education for people wanting to develop their career in this discipline or to provide a platform for employment at a managerial level, consultancy or research.

What qualifications will I need?
Minimum age 18. Recommended one A Level, a National Diploma, RFS Certificate in Arboriculture or GNVQ Advanced Level. Mature students without formal qualifications will be considered. Tetanus protection is recommended. Apply direct to the College.

What will I be learning about?
Level C: Plant science. History, design and surveying. Environmental science. Tree nomenclature and selection. Tree and woodland management. Study and research skills. Work based learning. Tree health.

What is involved?
A theory course with some visits and practical sessions.

Where will it take me?
Further study to a FdSc in Arboriculture at Kingston Maurward College or other institutions. Career opportunities for graduates include tree officer, arboriculture officer, contract manager, specialist arboriculture consultant for commercial landscapes and grounds maintenance companies.

What materials are required?
Suitable outdoor clothing and students must wear steel toe'capped boots for practicals.

What is next?
Foundation Degree in Arboriculture.

How will I be assessed?
Assignments, exams and practical tests.

How much will it cost?
Higher Education course

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