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Forestry Certificate

Inverness College UHI

Venues

Scottish School of Forestry

Content

This course is designed to provide the underpinning knowledge and practical skills needed to be a skilled craftsperson in forestry.

Units include:
Forestry in Britain; Tractor operations; Introduction to forest harvesting; Use of a clearing saw; Forest harvesting machinery; Health and safety at work for forestry workers; Contruction of fences with an access device; Communication (Intermediate 2); Information and communication technology; Numeracy (Intermediate 2); Production and Care of Young Trees; Working for yourself; ATV operations; Indetification of tree species; Control of unwanted vegetation; Routine chainsaw maintenance ; Control pollution incidents; Felling small trees using a chainsaw; Removal of branches from felled trees; Cross cut timber using a chainsaw; Taking down hung up trees; Planting; Studies Advisor.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC/D courses

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Science and Environment

SCQF Level

5

Career Sectors

Agriculture

Aquaculture and Fishing

Arboriculture and Horticulture

Earth Studies

Environmental and Rural Resource Management

Environmental Services

Forestry

Work with Animals