|ABC Awards Code||D9300-04|
|Total Qualification Time||490|
|Recognised by||Recognised by Arboricultural Association & Royal Forestry Society as providing the skills required for this industry|
This qualification has been developed in collaboration with industry, providers and Lantra for those learners working in arboriculture. It encourages learners to follow a programme of structured continuing professional development, facilitates access to higher-level management qualifications, and improves job prospects by formalising professional skills and training. Learners will complete this qualification with a concrete understanding of the following:
Optional units include: Tree Related Damage to Built Structures and Principles of Woodland Establishment.
Learners who achieve these qualifications could progress to other higher level qualifications such as the ABC Awards Level 6 Certificate or Diploma in Arboriculture, gain promotion to a more senior position within existing employment, or begin entrepreneurial activities such as starting ones own business.