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Arboriculture and Urban Forestry

Inverness College UHI

Venues

Scottish School of Forestry

Content

This course will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to manage trees and woodlands in an urban setting, such as towns and parks.

Core Units:
Employment and health and safety legislation for the land based industries; Arboriculture practice; Arboricultural: amenity tree management; Forestry: forest science; Work supervision practice; Arboriculture and urban forestry: Graded Unit 1; Selection and management of machinery for land based industries.

Option units may include:
Woodland nursery production; Soil management; Forestry: woody plant biology; Communication: practical skills; Job costing and business calculations; Leadership of countryside activities.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, or Forestry Certificate, or Woodland Operations (NPA)

Progression Routes

HND Arboriculture and Urban Forestry and then to BSc Hons Forest Management

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2-3 years

Department

Forestry

SCQF Level

7

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals