This broad-based course will appeal to people employed in the industry wishing to develop their knowledge of tree work and related areas; to those looking to change career; and also to leisure learners with a keen interest in trees.
Your first set of course materials will be sent to you when you enrol. You can start as soon as you want and progress through the course at your own pace (you have 2 years to complete it), studying when and where you choose. As you complete each lesson, your tutor will promptly return your marked assignment with constructive feedback and guidance.
Lesson 1 – Amenity Woodland
Lesson 2 – Formation and Properties of Soil
Lesson 3 – Tree Nomenclature and Plant Selection
Lesson 4 – Ill Health of Trees
Lesson 5 – Plant Handling and Supply
Lesson 6 – Shrub and Tree Pruning
Lesson 7 – Tree Inspection and Surveys
Lesson 8 – Tree Felling and Disposal
Lesson 9 – Health, Safety and Legal Issues
Lesson 10 – Maintaining Equipment
Successfully complete this course and you will achieve the HCC Certificate*.
* The HCC Certificate will be issued once you have successfully completed your course and finished your course payments.
Throughout your training, you will be able to ask questions, receive feedback and further develop your knowledge by contacting our experienced tutors by phone or email.
You do not need previous arboriculture knowledge or experience to enrol on this course.
If needed you have 2 years to complete the course. Many students are able to complete this course in approximately 6-12 months*.
*Timescales are approximate and depend upon application and motivation.
Successfully complete this course and: