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Arboriculture and Urban Forestry

Inverness College UHI

Venues

Scottish School of Forestry

Content

Year 1:
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.

Year 2:
Arboriculture and urban forestry: Graded Unit 2; Establishment of woodland; Forestry and other land use; Forestry: forest design; Forestry: forest policy and law; Forestry: woodland ecology; Job costing and business calculations; Getting started in business; Managing sites for biodiversity.

Option units may include:
Forestry Operations: work programming; Forestry: software applications.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers. Direct entry to Year 2 possible with HNC Arboriculture and Urban Forestry. A driving licence is a prerequisite for the optional placement year.

Progression Routes

BSc Forest Management

Start Date

September

Qualification

HND

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

4-5 years

Department

Forestry

SCQF Level

8

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals