Arboriculture Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Whether cultivating the natural landscape, an urban forest or a single tree, arboriculture hones in on the wellbeing of trees, how they grow in differing environments and the impact that various cultivation techniques have on them.

The Arboriculture Diploma Course covers the basics of this branch of botany, providing you with a greater understanding of the subject, whether you’re considering a career in the field or simply looking to broaden your knowledge.

The course begins with an introduction to arboriculture – what it is, its subfields, and the importance of safe work practices within arboriculture.

You’ll explore soil and its significance within the context of arboriculture, different tree characteristics and how the names of trees and plant species are chosen. We’ll look at the considerations to be made when installing trees, both mature and sapling, learn about tree structure, and explore the steps carried out in onsite tree risk analysis.

We’ll discuss pruning types and techniques and UK trees – their protection and the different types of fungal and bacterial diseases affecting them.

Finally, the course covers the definition and scope of urban forestry. 

By studying this course, you will:

  • Gain a better understanding of arboriculture
  • Understand soil within the context of arboriculture
  • Become familiar with tree characteristics, installation, and risk management
  • Learn about UK tree protection and diseases, and pruning techniques
  • Explore urban forestry

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Arboriculture Defined
  • Part 2: Safe Work Practices
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Soil
  • Part 2: Types of Soil
  • Part 3: Water
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Nomenclature
  • Part 2: Tree Characteristics
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Installation
  • Part 2: Post-Planting
  • Part 3: Transplanting
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: Structure
  • Part 2: Physiological Functions
  • Part 3: Growth and Development
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: Responsibility and Liability
  • Part 2: Tree Risks and Hazards
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Protection
  • Part 2: Conservation
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: General Pruning Terminology
  • Part 2: Types of Pruning
  • Part 3: Pruning Techniques
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8 Assessment
  • Part 1: Fungal and Bacterial Diseases
  • Part 2: Pests
  • Part 3: Abiotic Factors
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Field of Urban Forestry
  • Part 2: Benefits and Costs of Urban Trees
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Perfect for those who love to explore the outdoors, the Arboriculture Diploma Course will help you if you have a desire to preserve and protect nature for future generations. It may be that you wish to improve your knowledge or want to gain a foundation to build upon before embarking upon more formal studies and possibly even a career in this fascinating and rewarding field.

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Accreditations

The Arboriculture Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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