Level 1 Award in Forestry in the Community
A new qualification developed by the RFS for young people wanting to gain their first experience and qualifications in Forestry.
About this qualification
This short qualification consists of four units designed to provide confidence, a sense of achievement and increased self-esteem while caring for a woodland area.
- Managing Risk in a Woodland Environment
- Woodland Plants and Animals
- Woodland Management
- Forestry in the Community
Objectives of the qualification
The qualification has been developed to enable learners to take the first step in gaining the knowledge and skills needed for a career in forestry or arboriculture. Learners will develop their understanding of woodland plants and animals as well as learning practical skills necessary for woodland management.
Why choose this qualification?
Learners may progress onto Level 2 Forestry and Arboriculture, Level 2 in Countryside Management, T-levels in Agriculture and Land Management or A-Level Geography.