Name of qualification Name of qualification: Negovalec/negovalka dreves na višiniAdd to comparison
Translated title (no legal status) Translated title: Tree caretaker at height
Type of qualification Type of qualification: National vocational qualification, SQF level 4
Category of qualification Category of qualification: Vocational Qualification
Admission requirements Entry conditions:
  • Minimum level of education achieved SQF 2.


ISCED field Field:
Agriculture, forestry, fisheries and veterinary
ISCED subfield subfield: forestry
Qualification level

SQF Level: SQF 4
EQF Level: EQF 4

Learning outcomes:

The candidate is able to:

  • plan, organize and carry out work within the group in the work environment in accordance with work quality standards
  • handle trees, equipment, materials, energy and time responsibly and economically
  • to ensure one's own safety, the safety of others involved in the work process and to protect the environment and the owner's property
  • act responsibly, enterprisingly and ethically
  • work as a team and communicate with various stakeholders, taking into account the principles of successful communication
  • use modern information and communication technology
  • carry out preparatory work for the care or felling of trees
  • perform care or felling of the tree in parts
  • carry out tree remediation according to instructions
  • use a lifting platform
  • perform a safe descent of a co-worker from a tree
  • arrange the work site after the work is done.


Verification and assessment are carried out by committees for the verification and validation of national vocational qualifications, appointed by the National Examination Centre (NEC). Committee members must be licensed by the National Examination Centre. Licences may be found here.

Assesment and completion:


During the guidance process the candidate prepares a portfolio, which is assessed by a committee. If the portfolio submitted by the candidate contains authentic, valid and adequate proof of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, the committee may:

  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in full,
  • validate the contents of the occupational standard in part and define the knowledge, skills and competence to be verified,
  • refuse to validate any of the contents of the occupational standard because the candidate has not provided proof of any of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the occupational standard, in which case it will verify  the occupational standard in full.  


Practical verification with an oral presentation.

Conditions for obtaining a public document:

Candidates demonstrate attainment of the knowledge, skills and competences defined in the catalogue of standards of vocational knowledge and skills.

Awarding body:

Providers of procedures for identifying and validating national vocational qualifications are entered in a register of providers maintained in the relevant database of the National Reference Point for Occupational Qualifications. Providers include: vocational schools, companies, inter-company training centres, adult education centres, chambers of commerce, etc. 


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