Category Archives: Changes in Arb Qualifications

Beware of reliance on the spellchecker!! Otherwise known as ‘tripe roof reed inn!’

In this age of reliance on technology, the old-fashioned eye deer of actually reeding threw work bee four it is handed in for a cess meant a piers two have bean widely abandoned. Learners just sit in front of there … Continue reading

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New Year Snow Blog Jan 23rd 2013

As many of you know the assessment process for the new qualifications on the new Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) is by assessment of portfolios of evidence. Why portfolios you might ask, well – maybe one of the reasons, is … Continue reading

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New qualifications end of year one F1 blog

The chequered flag has fallen on the first year of the new qualifications for us at Tree Life. It has been a race for all learners and assessors to get work completed in the one year at level 4. The … Continue reading

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Level 4 and 6 Diploma in Arboriculture Spring Blog

The day light is getting longer, we are 7 months in with the QCF, and how’s it shaping up I hear you cry. To be honest it’s damned hard work for all concerned! The principles of the scheme are holding … Continue reading

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QCF Arboriculture Kicks Off on Time

The premier professional qualification level 6 and the championship level 4 kicked off on time with Tree Life in the manager’s role and a good crowd through the turnstiles in attendance with 9 classes at 5 different venues around the … Continue reading

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A New Arrival!

After a good and slightly prolonged period of gestation the new kid on the block has arrived safely. The stork delivered this morning two brand new qualifications, and whilst in their infancy, they are a clearly a new baby in … Continue reading

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End of Summer Blog

Warm sunny days are actually still here (two at least) as I write this, but where did the summer go! September has arrived without the production yet of the qualification details for levels 4 and 6. When it arrives there … Continue reading

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Post card from Barbados (home of the Kensington Oval Cricket ground) and its fantastic news!

I have been informed by ABC awards today, that the qualifications at level 4 and level 6 in arboriculture have been accredited and join level 2 as now being available to our industry. They are available to undertake as soon … Continue reading

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News update on unit titles

ABC clearly are expecting the new qualifications to be ready for the new academic year as they have released some information regarding the unit titles, mandatory and optional units, and number of credits etc on their web site. This information … Continue reading

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Wimbledon Week Update

The level 4 and 6 new arboricultural qualification balls are now in the court of Ofqual for a final showdown on centre court. Having got LANTRA approval, I hope for a straight sets win, no requirement for a trainer and … Continue reading

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