What will I learn?
An apprenticeship in Trees and Timber will provide the essential skills required by a professional in this industry.
Training will include identification of different tree species and associated plants and pests; planting trees; disposal of trees and stumps; chainsaw and other machinery use and maintenance.
An apprenticeship will also help develop a professional working style, safe working practices, awareness of the work environment and communicating effectively with colleagues and customers.
Other skills will include functional skills (Maths, English) and specialist qualifications such as:
– CS30 – NPTC Certificate in Chainsaw Maintenance
– CS31 – NPTC Crosscutting and Felling of Small Trees
– CS38 – NPTC Certificate of Competence in Tree Climbing and Ariel Rescue (Assessment fee additional)