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Level 2 Arboriculture


About the course


The industry has been undergoing big changes over the last few years and professionalism is important, both from a safety point of view and developing good customer relations. Your arborist apprenticeship reflects this industry requirement and you’ll learn the underpinning knowledge and skills needed to work in the tree care industry; from discovering how trees grow and what can affect their health, to using specialist climbing equipment to access the tree canopy as well as important legislation surrounding tree care operations.

The arborist apprenticeship covers a diverse range of subject areas that will allow you to further your career in the knowledge that you will have a firm foundation of skills and learning.

Entry Requirements


English & maths – Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths must achieve Level 1 and take the test for Level 2 before taking the end-point assessment.

To undertake an apprenticeship, you must have an employer. If you do have a job and your employer is keen for you to do an apprenticeship, then please email or call on the details below and we will get in contact with you and your employer to arrange a meeting.

If you have not already got a job, then take a look at our apprenticeship vacancies or contact us.


More information


You may decide to continue onto a higher level qualification in arboriculture or forestry, or continue to build your career in one of the many areas within the tree care industry.

UCAS now accepts Apprenticeships as a recognised route into university, so if you decide you want to pursue academic qualifications in the future, you still have the option available to you.