Forestry & Arboriculture

Forestry & Arboriculture

Course list

  • Arboriculture Level 2

Course Levels


Arboriculture Level 2 at Askham Bryan College website

Arboriculture Level 2 at Askham Bryan College

On this course you will learn the basic practical and theoretical elements of arboriculture and forestry.

This course aims to provide a basic understanding of the practical and theoretical elements of arboriculture, the care and management of trees, and forestry, the care and management of woodlands. The course covers some of the following modules: health and safety, woodland and habitat management, ground-based arboriculture operations and planting and tree identification. You will learn how to identify trees, how to care for them and how to work safely with them. You’ll learn the ground-based operations that are the foundation of practical tree surgery, including the safe use of a tree surgeon’s tools. Students’ work is assessed via multiple choice exams and a synoptic assessment – a multiple-part simulated business exercise. Further details will be provided at interviews.

Unique Selling Points

Excellent ABC resources including a stunning arboretum, woodland, orchard and temperate glasshouse.
An additional qualification (know as a ticket in the industry) from ABC’s commercial courses department, such as Chipper use, Brushcutter or Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting.
Free student transport network to ensure you can get to college.

Askham Bryan College, York Campus

Agriculture, Crops and Livestock Animal Care and Management Countryside Management and Gamekeeping Equine Care and Management Floristry Forestry and Arboriculture Horticulture, Landscaping and Sports Turf Land Based Engineering


Askham Bryan College


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