Level 2

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This course is designed for those in full-time paid employment in the Arboriculture industry.

Your work placement and your day in College will cover all aspects of the Apprenticeship and allow you to further develop your knowledge and skills.

The Framework includes: 

  • Occupational Qualification – Arboriculture Level 2
  • Functional skills in English and maths
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills

Course reference: STO0223/01

Further info:

phone: 01273 892030
Email: wbl@plumpton.ac.uk

Entry Requirements:

Before applying for this course you must have an employer who would like to take you on as an apprentice.

If you are still looking for an employer, keep an eye on our careers page.

Dates & Location:

Multiple start dates throughout the year.

Duration:

24 Months

Costs:

Non-levy paying employers will share the cost of training and assessing their apprentices with government - this is called ‘co-investment’.

From May 2017, you will pay 10% towards to the cost of apprenticeship training and government will pay the rest (90%), up to the funding band maximum.

Facilities

We’re pretty proud of our facilities here at Plumpton. In fact in the land-based sector, we’ve got some of the leading college facilities in the UK – the perfect natural location for our forestry and arboriculture courses for you to develop your skills.

  • Discover the latest equipment for your course

You’ll work on various equipment such as tractors, a WoodMizer saw mill plus a range of wood chippers.

  • Extensive grounds for you to develop your skills

You’ll need to be able to work in a variety of locations, build your knowledge by discovering our farmed land, hedgerows and streams.

  • Experience our fantastic modern facilities

Our superb site at Flimwell features our working commercial woodland plus modern workshop – an ideal base for your studies 

  • Benefit from our excellent local connections

You’ll be able to gain practical experience and knowledge of the tree-based sector thanks to our links with local land owners and estates.

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