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Trees and Timber

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Typical length
18 months
Current funding band
Up to £1,500 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Base Level Arborist (Ground worker)
  • Coppice and (Greenwood) Craft Worker
  • Forest Ranger
  • Forest Worker
  • General Worker
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • Diploma in Work-based Trees and Timber

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Award in Business for the Environment and Land-based Sector
  • Certificate in Forestry and Arboriculture

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.