Part time Introduction to Forestry AB003

Kingston Maurward College
In Dorchester

£350
+ VAT
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Important information

Typology Vocational qualification
Location Dorchester
Duration 20 Weeks
  • Vocational qualification
  • Dorchester
  • Duration:
    20 Weeks
Description

This course will give you a broad introduction to forestry and can be run in conjunction with the Apprenticeship scheme. Initial training at College is followed by extra assessment in your workplace. Suitable for new entrants to the industry,

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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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Course programme


Introduction to Forestry AB003
QualificationNVQ Level 2 in Forestry
Qualification Level
Level : 2
What do these levels mean?

Duration :1 day / week for 20 weeks

Times :20 x Friday: 9.45 am - 4.45 pm

Dates :25.09.09 - 12.03.10

Run by : Arboriculture Department.
Tutor : To be Confirmed

Awarding Body
City & Guilds

Is it right for me?
Designed for new entrants to the industry, this course will give you a broad introduction to forestry and can be run in conjunction with the Apprenticeship scheme. Initial training at College is followed by extra assessment in your workplace. You will be required to produce a portfolio of work and it is recommended that you discuss your requirements with the course tutor.

What qualifications will I need?
Minimum age 16 years. Tetanus protection is recommended.

What will I be learning about?
  • Health and safety
  • Pests and diseases
  • Tree planting
  • Maintenance of planted areas
  • Control of unwanted plant growth
  • Control of pollution
  • Cross'cutting timber
  • Maintaining drainage systems

What is involved?
A mainly practical course combining some theory with the development of practical skills.

What materials are required?
Steel toe'capped boots and suitable outdoor clothing for practicals. Basic stationery and writing materials

How will I be assessed?
Building a final portfolio of evidence.

How much will it cost?
£350

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