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Forestry (Certificate)

Scotland`s Rural College (SRUC)

Venues

Barony Campus

Content

The study of forestry involves managing trees and woodlands in rural areas for commercial, social or other benefits. The study of arboriculture is more usually associated with the management of single or groups of trees, in more urban areas.

A forestry or arboricultural qualification from Barony Campus has opened doors for many students to develop wide ranging and interesting careers from becoming skilled forest craftsmen to technically proficient arborists and forest machine operators to forestry managers.

Entry Requirements

National 5 in a science subject + 3 subjects at National 4 preferred; English and Maths preferred. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

Advanced Certificate in Forestry

Start Date

September

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Forestry and Arboriculture

SCQF Level

5

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