Arboriculture and Urban Forestry HNC

University of the Highlands and Islands
In Inverness (Scotland)

Price on request

Important information

  • HNC
  • Inverness (Scotland)

The HNC Arboriculture and Urban Forestry will give you the skills, knowledge and experience to manage trees and woodlands in an urban setting, such as towns and parks.

You will study at the Scottish School of Forestry, part of Inverness College UHI, and will be taught by staff and professionals who are experts in all aspects of forestry. Special features You will study at the Scottish School of Forestry, part of Inverness College UHI, under the guidance of expert staff You can study full time of part time to suit your personal and professional circumstances You will learn the skills necessary to become a supervisor or self-employed contractor in arboriculture and urban forestry

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
15 September 2016
1 Inverness Campus, IV2 5NA, Highlands and Islands, Scotland
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Management
Skills and Training

Course programme

Year 1 - HNC Mandatory units are: Employment and Health and Safety Legislation for the Land Based Industries Arboriculture Practice Arboricultural: Amenity Tree Management Forestry: Forest Science Work Supervision Practice Arboriculture and Urban Forestry: Graded Unit 1 Selection and Management of Machinery for Land Based Industries Optional units may include: Woodland Nursery Production Soil Management Forestry: Woody Plant Biology Communication: Practical Skills Job Costing and Business Calculations Leadership of countryside activities  Option units available may vary depending on study location, for more information contact your chosen campus