The City&Guilds/NPTC Level 3 in Forestry and Arboriculture is achieved by building up individual units. These units range from solely practical units or classroom based units with coursework to complete.
The units achieved can be built up to achieve the following:

Level 3 Certificate in Forestry and Arboriculture (30 Credits) – From £1350
Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture (60 Credits) – From £2700
Level 3 90-Credit Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture (90 Credits) – From £4050

Example Plans:
The forthcoming set of Level 3 theory courses are in Spring 2024 in the Tamar Valley and these include:
(The following set of theory courses are also being planned for Autumn 2024 – Dates to be confirmed)

Unit 305 – Tree Identification and Planting/Unit 306 – Tree Planting and Aftercare (20 Credits)
Unit 312 – Tree Pests, Diseases and Disorders (10 Credits)
Unit 309 – Woodland Management (10 Credits)
Unit 314 – Tree Survey and Inspection (10 Credits)

Additional Units available are:
Unit 308 – Advanced Arb Practices (covering Training for Using a Chainsaw from a rope and harness) (10 Credits) – on demand (NPTC Assessment to pay for)
Unit 313 – Tree and Shrub Pruning (10 Credits)
Unit 315 – Tree Legislation (5 Credits)
Unit 319 – Forestry and Arb Machinery (covering options of Powered Pole Pruner, Strimmers, Stumpgrinders (10 Credits) – on demand
Unit 327 – Tree Felling and Chainsaw Use (covering Training for NPTC Chainsaw Maintenance, Crosscutting and Felling to 380mm and Woodchipper) (10 Credits) – on Demand (NPTC Assessment to pay for)

If you are interested in achieving this qualification then do get in touch with the Lynher Training office to discuss the options available.