The HCC Certificate in Arboriculture

For keen arboriculturists, a course delivering more subjects in more depth

This broad-based course will appeal to people employed in the industry wishing to develop their knowledge of tree work and related areas; to those looking to change career; and also to leisure learners with a keen interest in trees. You will explore a wide range of subjects, in some detail. As well as topics like soil science, plant selection and supply, carrying out inspections and surveys, and pruning and felling, you will also learn about tree ill health and amenity woodland. This course can provide a route into a career working with trees – for example as an arborist, tree surgeon or woodland manager – and is also an excellent foundation for further training.

  • An comprehensive 10-lesson arboriculture course that both delivers a wide range of subjects and covers them in-depth
  • Flexible home-study learning so you can fit your learning around your work and life
  • Quality course material and excellent tutor support – to help you achieve your goals
  • On successful completion you will receive an HCC Certificate in Arboriculture Studies
  • Suitable for both amateurs and professionals
  • No previous experience needed

How the course works

Your first set of course materials will be sent to you when you enrol. You can start as soon as you want and progress through the course at your own pace, studying when and where you choose.

This flexibility makes it easy to fit learning around work and family commitments.

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

The course includes all the required study materials.

There is no formal examination. On successful completion you will be awarded an HCC Certificate. You have 2 years to complete the course.

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