arboriculture

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Arborist Labourer Green

This SmartCard is for labourers who are supervised by a competent skilled person.

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Arborist Skilled Worker Blue

This SmartCard is for skilled worker who has achieved a relevant chainsaw qualification.

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Arborist Trainee Red

This SmartCard is for a trainee who is registered to complete a relevant qualification or professional membership.

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Arborist Experienced Technical, Supervisor or Manager Red

This SmartCard is available specifically to Supervisors/Managers with on the job experience (at least one year in the last three) who are registered to complete a relevant Diploma/NVQ/SVQ.

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Arborist Supervisor Gold

This SmartCard is for a supervisor who has achieved a relevant NVQ/SVQ/Diploma at Level 3.

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Arborist Manager Black

This SmartCard is for a manager who has achieved a relevant NVQ/SVQ/Diploma at Level 4 or above.

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Arborist Academically Qualified Person (AQP) White/Yellow

This SmartCard is available for an applicant who has achieved a related Degree/HND/HNC.

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Arborist Professionally Qualified Person (PQP) White/Yellow

This SmartCard is available for an applicant who is a current Full/Fellow Member of the Arboricultural Association (AA) or current Chartered/Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF).

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Arborist Provisional Red

This SmartCard is for an individual who is over 16 and is either on a probationary period or supervised work experience. This SmartCard is valid for six months and is not renewable.

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