Forestry & Arboriculture

Forestry & Arboriculture

Course list

  • Arboriculture Level 3

Course Levels


Arboriculture Level 3 at Askham Bryan website

Arboriculture Level 3 at Askham Bryan

This course will help students to prepare for a supervisory role in the Arboriculture sector. Students will study a mixture of practical skills and develop the under pinning theory knowledge that is necessary for employment in the sector and moving on to a more advanced course such as a degree. Students will be trained within your practical sessions to a standard that will enable you to gain additional qualifications in chainsaw and climbing elements.

The course includes a wide range of modules including:

Principles of Health and Safety
Land based industry machinery operations
Plant and soil science
Estate skills
Business management in the land based sector
Specialist project in the land based sector
Principles of tree felling and chainsaw use
Identification, planting, establishment and aftercare of plants for forestry and arboriculture
Identification of pests, diseases and disorders of trees
Urban and community forestry projects
Woodland habitat management
Principles of tree science
Tree and shrub pruning and maintenance
Emergency tree works
Advanced arboricultural practices
Arboricultural skills
Tree surveys and inspections

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


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