Tree Surgery at East Durham College
Arboriculture, also known more commonly as tree surgery or tree management, is a great choice for anyone wanting to work outdoors. East Durham College will give you the skills to succeed in this exciting industry, allowing you to learn such things as tree identification, disease recognition, strength for tree climbing and safe use of various cutting equipment. See below for possible career routes in this field, as well as the courses we offer at East Durham College.View Arboriculture Courses at EDC
Tree Surgery Courses
We offer a huge range of courses and subject options, and provide advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme of study.
Arboriculture Courses at East Durham College
City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Forestry and ArboricultureFull-Time
C&G Level 3 Advanced Technical Extended Diploma in Forestry and ArboricultureFull-Time
C&G Level 3 Extended Diploma in Forestry and Arboriculture (QCF)Full-Time
College Certificate in the Introduction to the use of a Brushwood ChipperPart-Time
NPTC Level 2 Award Chainsaw Related Operations Fell & Process Trees Over 380mm (CS32)Part-Time
NPTC Level 2 in Basic Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue (CS38)Part-Time
We have a range of events including open days and taster sessions that allow students to experience life at college. Here are three of our upcoming events.View All Events
Houghall October Come to College Open Evening
Houghall October 31st Come to College Open Evening
Houghall November Come to College Open Evening
Average Salary (Tree Surgeon)
Future Industry Growth
The thing I loved about my course the most was working outside – every day is different, and it’s amazing to work up in the trees.
I’d never have got to where I am today without the arb lecturers at EDC – I’m now working as a self-employed tree surgeon.
A day in the life
East Durham College Houghall Campus in Durham
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Where Will a Land-Based Course Take You?
Houghall gives you all of the tuition and facilities you need to pursue your dream career outside.