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View Qualification : ABC Level 4 Diploma In Arboriculture (QCF)

Qualification
Qualification Number
600/2582/7
Title
ABC Level 4 Diploma In Arboriculture (QCF)
Awarding Organisation
Fees Price List Url
Qualification Type
QCF
Qualification Sub Type
None
Qualification Level
Level 4
Qualification Sub Level
None
EQF Level
Level 5
Regulation Start Date
15-Jul-2011
Operational Start Date
01-Aug-2011
Operational End Date
Certification End Date
Offered In England
Yes
Offered In Wales
Yes
Offered In Northern Ireland
Yes
Assessment Language In English
Yes
Assessment Language In Welsh
No
Assessment Language In Irish
No
SSA
3.2 Horticulture And Forestry
Purpose
B. Prepare for further learning or training and/or develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area
Sub Purpose
B1. Prepare for further learning or training, B2. Develop knowledge and/or skills in a subject area
Total Credits
49
Min Credits at/above Level
39
Minimum Guided Learning Hours
254
Maximum Guided Learning Hours
254
Diploma Guided Learning Hours
254
Barring Classification Code
ZZZZ
Overall Grading Type
Pass
Assessment Methods
Portfolio of Evidence
Exemptions
Structure Requirements
Learners must achieve a minimum of 49 credits
The awarding organisation states that this qualification is appropriate for use in the following age ranges.
Age Ranges
Pre-16 : No; 16-18 : Yes; 18+ : No; 19+ : Yes
Further information
This does not imply that eligibility for funding has been agreed for these age ranges.
For further information on the funding of 14-19 qualifications offered in England, please refer to the DFE Section 96 website.
For further information on the funding of 19+ qualifications offered in England, please refer to the SFA website.
For further information on funding in Wales, visit the DAQW website.
For further information on funding in Northern Ireland, visit the DELNI and DENI website.
When undertaking a qualification that does not appear on the governments' lists as eligible for funding for specific age ranges, users must be aware of the legal requirements around activities undertaken by learners of specific ages.
Compound Group
1
Label
1
Name
Level 4 Diploma in Arboriculture
Group Requirements
Learners must achieve a minimum of 49 credits. This will include 40 credits from the mandatory units in group A and a minimum of 9 credits from the optional units in group B.
Minimum Credit Value
49
Maximum Credit Value
Minimum Subcomponents
2
Maximum Subcomponents
2
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Pathway Reference
Unit Group
A
Label
A
Name
Mandatory Units
Group Requirements
Learners must achieve 40 credits from this group.
Minimum Credit Value
40
Maximum Credit Value
40
Minimum Subcomponents
6
Maximum Subcomponents
6
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Linked Unit
Woody vegetation formation and physiology
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Woody vegetation formation and physiology
Organisation Name
ABC Awards
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
35
Unit Credit Value
6
Linked Unit
Tree biomechanics and maintenance
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Tree biomechanics and maintenance
Organisation Name
ABC Awards
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
40
Unit Credit Value
7
Linked Unit
Pest, disease and disorder identification
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Pest, disease and disorder identification
Organisation Name
ABC Awards
Unit Level
Level 3
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
24
Unit Credit Value
5
Linked Unit
Principles of tree management
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Principles of tree management
Organisation Name
ABC Awards
Unit Level
Level 5
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
45
Unit Credit Value
9
Linked Unit
Tree development and protection
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Tree development and protection
Organisation Name
ABC Awards
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
25
Unit Credit Value
5
Linked Unit
Selection, planting and design with hardy nursery stock for amenity and landscape purposes
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Selection, planting and design with hardy nursery stock for amenity and landscape purposes
Organisation Name
ABC Awards
Unit Level
Level 5
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
40
Unit Credit Value
8
Unit Group
B
Label
B
Name
Optional Group
Group Requirements
Learners must achieve a minimum of 9 credits from this group.
Minimum Credit Value
9
Maximum Credit Value
9
Minimum Subcomponents
2
Maximum Subcomponents
2
Mandatory Within Group
Yes
Linked Unit
Principles of woodland establishment and management
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Principles of woodland establishment and management
Organisation Name
ABC Awards
Unit Level
Level 3
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
25
Unit Credit Value
5
Linked Unit
Tree related damage to built structures
Linked Reference Number
Not Set
Unit
Unit Reference Number
Title
Tree related damage to built structures
Organisation Name
ABC Awards
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
20
Unit Credit Value
4
Barred Units
There are no barred units to display.
Qualification Objectives
ObjectiveResponse
GCSEs prioritised to measure school and/or teacher performanceNot Set
Other GCSEsNot Set
Other level 1, 2 and1/2 qualifications used to indicate learners' attainment on completion of compulsory schooling and included in measures of school and/or teacher performanceNot Set
GCEs and ASNot Set
Other level 3 qualifications designed to demonstrate eligibility for progression to higher education and/or used to measure school or college performanceNot Set
ESOL qualifications that are required for citizenshipNot Set
Qualifications that indicate an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employersNot Set
Qualifications that an individual is required by law to have gained in order to undertake a specific roleNot Set
Qualifications taken primarily for growth and enjoymentNot Set
Qualifications that are designed to meet the needs of a named employer or other organisationNot Set
Qualifications that are included within apprenticeships frameworks, including functional skillsNot Set
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