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 a risk assessment; basic estate maintenance skills such as tree planting, strimming and forest weeding; cross cutting trees; forestry and tree types; maintenance tasks such as repairing fences or refitting water troughs; using and maintaining a manually fed wood chipper; constructing fences; clearing lying timber; rural work activities such as agriculture, horticulture conservation or forestry.
4 subjects at National 5, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry subject to interview.
You must be 17 years or over, capable of working in an outdoor environment and be able to demonstrate an awareness of a health and safety culture.
Employment with a Land Based Employer.