This course will provide you with the understanding and skills needed to manage trees in today's society.
Suitable for: The degree is aimed at those planning a career in management, supervisory or technical positions in the tree care industry.
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A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grace C or above, or a BTEC First Diploma with a minimum of 20 points; plus a minimum of 80 UCAS points (which may include Key Skills at level 2 or above) including study of 2 A levels to A2 level, or a BTEC National Diploma; plus a satisfactory reference. Equivalent qualifications may be considered. If you do not have these qualifications you should consider the Introductory Years of the Extended Foundation Degree in Horticulture which will give you the necessary skills to continue the Foundation Degree in your second and third years of study.
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Topics covered include the science behind tree care, planning systems and the technical knowledge needed to manage trees. The courses comprises a mixture of lectures and tutorials with vocational placements in both years
If you successfully complete this qualification at an appropriate level you will have the opportunity to progress to the BSc (Hons) Sustainable Land Management and obtain your honours degree after only additional year of study. You could also progress to other honours degree programmes in a related subject.