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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    Inverness College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

What is special about this course?

The HNC Forestry will give you the skills, knowledge and experience required to succeed as a supervisor or self-employed contractor in the forestry industry.

Subjects include: forest science; establishment of woodlands; forest harvesting; forest mensuration and thinning control; timber sales and transportation; and woodland nursery production.

Special features

  • You will study at the Scottish School of Forestry, part of Inverness College UHI
  • You can study full-time or part-time to suit your personal and professional circumstances
  • You will learn the technical, supervisory and managerial skills necessary for employment in forestry and woodland

What can I do on completion of my course?

On completion of your course you may be interested in pursuing a career as a forest supervisor/foreman or contractor.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 7,230per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

A level : DD

Plus a minimum of 1 year's pre-course experience in woodland environment is required or attainment of the Certificate in Forestry or Conservation skills.

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

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