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Arborist

Planting, felling and maintaining trees.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard

Level

2 (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £15,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • using and maintaining a chainsaw
  • felling and processing trees
  • climbing trees using a rope and harness, and using elevated platforms
  • recognising different types of trees and shrubs
  • identifying and managing pests, diseases and tree defects
Qualifications

Apprentices must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) before taking their end-point assessment. They must also have taken level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)

Professional registration

None specified.

End Point Assessment
View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
City and Guilds 0844 543 0000
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.