Level 5 Qualifications & Level 6 Professional Diploma in Arboriculture
Many institutions offer Level 5 qualifications, such as a HND or FdSc Arboriculture, which provide the arboricultural knowledge and skills to secure consultancy and management roles such as: Arboricultural Consultant, Arboricultural Contracts Manager, Local Authority Tree Officer, Environmental Advisor, Researcher.
There are two key routes for Level 6 qualifications in Arboriculture: BSc Arboriculture, delivered part-time or full-time via college or university; or the newer ABC Level 6 Professional Diploma in Arboriculture, often offered via distance learning and part-time study. Both are sought after qualifications with only the best achieving them, giving qualification holders from either route a prestigious place in our industry.
Candidates applying for either Level 6 option will preferably have completed the Level 3 Technician's Certificate in Arboriculture (NQF), BTEC or CG Level 3 Diplomas or the current ABC Level 4 Diploma in Arboriculture (QCF).
For those who want to go even further there are also a range of post-graduate diplomas and even MSc courses in Arboriculture available at universities across the UK.