Certificate in Forestry at QLS Level 2


This craftsman-level course can complement your training and experience, and provide evidence of your knowledge of forestry.

  • Receive the Certificate of Achievement at QLS Level 2*
  • Receive the HCC and RFS Certificate
  • Flexible home-study learning to fit your learning around your life
  • Apply for the RFS Certificate in Forestry

A valuable award – and a useful first step should you wish to go on to take the RFS Professional Certificate in Forestry.

How the course works

This course is delivered online or via mixed study*.

Online study

Upon enrolment you receive your first course lessons via our unique online learning platform providing you with the learning resources you need to complete the course.

Your first set of course materials will be sent to you when you enrol. You can study in your own time, at your own pace and from the comfort of your own home. You will be able to progress through your course whenever and wherever you wish – all you need is access to the internet, and a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone. This flexibility makes it easy to fit learning around work and family commitments.

The extensive course materials have been developed by forestry experts and are clear and straightforward, so your studying is easy and enjoyable. As you complete each lesson, your tutor will return your marked assignment with constructive feedback and guidance. You will be guided in the preparation of your portfolio work. (You can also contact your tutor or the support team for help at any point during your studies.)

If you have any questions, or would like feedback or encouragement about your course or your studies then you can contact our friendly tutors by phone, email or post.

The course includes all the required study materials.

You will be assessed, through a portfolio of completed coursework for the Certificate in Forestry at QLS Level 2.

Additional study options

Mixed Study

As part of your enrolment onto this course you will receive access to our unique online platform which will provide you with online access to your course materials – making them easy to access on-the-go.

Once logged on, you can also request to have the materials supplied in printed format for you to keep, make notes and use for future reference.

*Mixed study option is available to request from within the online platform, a small one-off fee is payable to cover printing and postage costs.

There is no formal examination. On successful completion you will be awarded an HCC and RFS Certificate and the Certificate of Achievement at QLS Level 2. You have 2 years to complete the course.

* Fees include QLS registration
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