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Address Easton College, Bawburgh Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR9 5DX

01603 731200

Extended Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture Level 3

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    Level 3

  • Duration
    2 years

  • Start Date
    September 2020

  • Venue
    Easton College

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • September 2020


This course helps you to develop a higher understanding of arboriculture and forestry, growing a mixture of technical and practical skills. Our qualifications give you the opportunity to learn about and build on the essentials of safe working with equipment and machinery, chainsaw use, planting and establishment of trees, soil and plant science, pests and diseases. You will be able to specialise further in either forestry or arboriculture, using our specialised campus facilities

This course carries the same amount of UCAS points as, and is equivalent to, studying three A Levels

Entry Requirements

4 GCSE's at Grade 9-4 (A-C) to include English, maths and science. Alternatively a Level 2 Diploma at Merit/Distinction, including English and Maths at Grade 4 (C) or above


This course will prepare you for a range of jobs in the arboriculture and forestry industries. Or, you may wish to move onto an Advanced Apprenticeship in Trees and Timber, which allows you to combine work with further training.

You can also use this qualification to progress into Higher Education, with a range of topics available, such as:

  • Arboriculture Foundation Degree
  • Forestry and Woodland Management Foundation Degree
  • Woodland Conservation Management FdSc
  • Woodland Conservation Management BSc (Hons)