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Forest Operative

Managing trees, plants and the environment in forests and woodland.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


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

Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £12,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
  • candidates must have achieved level 1 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 3 to 1 or D to G) before starting this apprenticeship
What apprentices will learn
  • identifying trees and plants
  • controlling pests and diseases
  • understanding the timber industry
  • principles of plant growth and development
  • how to use equipment correctly
  • apprentices must take level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C) before doing their end-point assessment
Professional registration

None specified.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
Lantra Awards Limited 02476 69 69 96
More Information

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