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Forestry

University of the Highlands and Islands

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Inverness College UHI

Content

The HNC Forestry will give you the skills, knowledge and experience required to succeed as a supervisor or self-employed contractor in the forestry industry.

Subjects include forest science, establishment of woodlands, forest harvesting, forest mensuration and thinning control, timber sales and transportation and woodland nursery production.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at C or above. Minimum of 1 year's pre-course experience in a woodland environment or Certificate in Forestry (This requirement may be waived for those with 3 or more Highers). Interview.

Progression Routes

HND Forestry

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Part time (day)

UCAS Code

105D

Course Length

2 years

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

7

Website

www.uhi.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals