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Chartered Forester (United Kingdom)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Forest engineer
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Chartered Forester
    Translation(s):
    Chartered Forester (EN)
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  Article 59 of the modernised directive on professional qualifications and presented in the Communication COM(2013)676 of 2 October.
    National legislation:
    The Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) is the only Royal Chartered body for foresters and arboriculturists in the UK. All members of the Institute are required to uphold the integrity and reputation of the profession of forestry and arboriculture and to safeguard the public interest in matters of safety and health and otherwise and are bound by the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
    Useful link:
    http://www.charteredforesters.org/about-the-icf/

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    Protected title (without reserves of activities)

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    PS3 - Diploma of post-secondary level (3-4 years) , Art. 11 d
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    No
  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Modern multi-purpose forestry and arboriculture is far more than just growing trees for timber. There are numerous career options depending on your interests and goals, which range from managing large forests to managing trees for amenity and urban landscapes.
    Translation(s):
    Modern multi-purpose forestry and arboriculture is far more than just growing trees for timber. There are numerous career options depending on your interests and goals, which range from managing large forests to managing trees for amenity and urban landscapes. (EN)
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