This course is highly specialised, very physical and - due to the potentially hazardous nature of the work - extremely disciplined, so you’ll need to be able to follow instructions easily.
carrying out risk assessments; cross cutting, felling and pruning; using and maintaining a chainsaw; cross cutting trees; felling techniques; pruning trees using special equipment; using a manually fed woodchipper; constructing and repairing fences; brashing; clearing lying timber; rural work activities.
4 subjects at National 5, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry subject to interview.
You must be 18 years or over, capable of working at height and able to demonstrate an awareness of a health and safety culture.
Progression to a relevant HNC or HND, or employment.