Forestry and Arboriculture

Subject Area Overview

Studying a forestry and arboriculture course at Hadlow College is the perfect way to start your career in this important sector.  The forests and woodlands of Great Britain are home to a range of plants and animals as well as an important resource for recreation, tourism and sport.  They contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gases and provide natural resources for building and fuel. 

Our forestry courses give you the theory as well as the practical skills to successfully care and maintain urban trees and woodlands as well as an introduction into the management of the wider ecosystem to protect valuable water resources. For more information on some of the career options available in this sector, see the post on the Hadlow College blog.

Ultimately, upon finishing your course at Hadlow College, your career in forestry could involve working as an aborist, tree surgeon or woodland manager.

Full-Time Courses

Part-Time Courses

There are currently no part-time courses offered in this subject at the moment.  You can find other courses using our search facility or alternatively you can request a personalised copy of our prospectus.

Latest News

Leeds Castle Annual Festival of Flowers

Posted on 24th September 2015 in Floristry, Events

Two of our Floristry staff have returned from a day at Leeds Castle, where they were invited to exhibit and represent Hadlow College in their Annual Festival of Flowers.


The sun came out for the Weald of Kent Ploughing Match!

Posted on 21st September 2015 in Agriculture, Events

Our Agriculture and Apprenticeship, Business and Communities (ABC) department enjoyed a busy day at the Weald of Kent Ploughing Match. Held in Marden, the ploughing match luckily went ahead, despite recent heavy rain and on the day the sun came out!



Course Information Event (October)

Hadlow Campus, Canterbury Campus, Royal Borough of Greenwich Equestrian Skills and Riding Centre, Mottingham Campus

Event date 14th October 2015 at 4:30pm

Affiliated Dressage

Event date 18th October 2015 at 9:00am
Equine Management, Events