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Trees and Timber

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

Warning This apprenticeship is closed to new starters from 1 August 2020

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
20 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
  • Assistant Arboricultural Officer
  • Assistant Head Forester
  • Coppice and (Greenwood) Craft Manager
  • Harvesting / Establishment Contractor
  • Social Forester
  • Team Leader / Supervisor
  • Woodland Manager
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.

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 Management for the Environment and Land-based Sector
  • Award in Principles of Developing Environmental and Land-Based Projects
  • 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.