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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.

Mandatory units are:
Arboricultural: amenity tree management; Arboriculture and urban forestry: graded unit 1; Arboriculture practice; Employment and health and safety legislation for the land based industries; Forestry: forest science; Selection and management of machinery for land based industries; Work supervision practice.

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

Entry Requirements

2 Highers, or 1 Higher at B plus 4 subjects at National 5, or Forestry Certificate.

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

Science and Environment

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