Scottish School of Forestry
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.
2 Highers, or 1 Higher at B plus 4 subjects at National 5, or Forestry Certificate.
HND Arboriculture and Urban Forestry and then to BSc Hons Forest Management
Science and Environment