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.

  1. Managing Risk in a Woodland Environment
  2. Woodland Plants and Animals
  3. Woodland Management
  4. 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.

Visit our partners, Open College Network West Midlands, to find out more about this course and register as a provider.

Have a question about this course? Have a look to see if your question is on our Frequently Asked Questions page. If it isn’t, please email learning@rfs.org.uk