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Landbased Engineering (Forestry)

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus, Oatridge Campus

Content

The aim of the course is to develop your specialist knowledge and technical skills in order to meet the demands of working with forestry/arboricultural machines and equipment.

Landbased engineering is a career for anyone with an interest in machines and how they work, an urge to learn practical skills and increasingly, a fascination with new technology.

A range of topics will be covered during the course including engine repair, service and maintenance, hydraulic systems, welding and fabrication, forest machine maintenance and repair and harvester heads.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 plus English and Maths at National 4; or NC Landbased Engineering: An Introduction.

Progression Routes

SVQ at SCQF Level 5 or 6

Start Date

September

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Engineering

SCQF Level

6

Website

www.sruc.ac.uk

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals